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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-7230

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate the amount of memory needed for a compiled regular expression pattern when the (1) -x or (2) -i UTF-8 options change within the pattern, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (PCRE or glibc crash) via crafted regular expressions.
Publish Date : 2007-11-15 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 189

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-11-15 2007-11-15
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2006-7230 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20067230 unix
DSA-1570 kazehakase -- various oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8010 unix
DSA-1570-1 kazehakase - execution of arbitrary code oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18752 unix
ELSA-2007:1059: pcre security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22565 unix
Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate the amount of memory needed for... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10911 unix
RHSA-2007:1059: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071059 unix
RHSA-2007:1068: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071068 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-7230

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pcre Pcre 6.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pcre Pcre 1

- References For CVE-2006-7230

http://secunia.com/advisories/30219
SECUNIA 30219
http://secunia.com/advisories/30155
SECUNIA 30155
http://secunia.com/advisories/28041
SECUNIA 28041
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-11
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004
http://secunia.com/advisories/27741
SECUNIA 27741
http://secunia.com/advisories/27773
SECUNIA 27773
http://secunia.com/advisories/28406
SECUNIA 28406
http://secunia.com/advisories/28414
SECUNIA 28414
http://secunia.com/advisories/28658
SECUNIA 28658
http://secunia.com/advisories/28714
SECUNIA 28714
http://secunia.com/advisories/28720
SECUNIA 28720
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-02
http://secunia.com/advisories/30106
SECUNIA 30106
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-30.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200711-30
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-18
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:030
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:030
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-19
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
DEBIAN DSA-1570
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-505.htm CONFIRM
http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt CONFIRM
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_62_pcre.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:062
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1059.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1059
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1068.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1068
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26550
BID 26550 PCRE Regular Expression Library UTF-8 Options Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-05-13
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=384801

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-7230

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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