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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-1660

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate sizes for unspecified "multiple forms of character class", which triggers a buffer overflow that allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2013-07-27
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important 2007-09-17 2007-11-05
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2007-1660 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20071660 unix
DSA-1399-1 pcre3 - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:20218 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-2007:0967: pcre security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22606 unix
Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate sizes for unspecified "multiple... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10562 unix
RHSA-2007:0967: pcre security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070967 unix
RHSA-2007:0968: pcre security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20070968 unix
RHSA-2007:1063: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071063 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-2007-1660

# 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-2007-1660

http://secunia.com/advisories/30219
SECUNIA 30219
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-11
http://secunia.com/advisories/31124
SECUNIA 31124
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0546.html
REDHAT RHSA-2008:0546
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:004
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2008/000014.html
MLIST [Security-announce] 20080415 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2007-November/msg00022.html
MLIST [gtk-devel-list] 20071107 GLib 2.14.3
http://secunia.com/advisories/27538
SECUNIA 27538
http://secunia.com/advisories/27543
SECUNIA 27543
http://secunia.com/advisories/27547
SECUNIA 27547
http://secunia.com/advisories/27554
SECUNIA 27554
http://secunia.com/advisories/27598
SECUNIA 27598
http://secunia.com/advisories/27697
SECUNIA 27697
http://secunia.com/advisories/27741
SECUNIA 27741
http://secunia.com/advisories/27773
SECUNIA 27773
http://secunia.com/advisories/27776
SECUNIA 27776
http://secunia.com/advisories/27862
SECUNIA 27862
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
SECUNIA 28136
http://secunia.com/advisories/27965
SECUNIA 27965
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://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/29785
SECUNIA 29785
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-200801-02.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-02
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-18
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-19
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-488.htm CONFIRM
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018895
SECTRACK 1018895
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
DEBIAN DSA-1570
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:211
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:211
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:212
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:212
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:213
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:213
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_25_sr.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2007:025
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_62_pcre.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:062
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0968.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0968
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0967.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:0967
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1063.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1063
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1065.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1065
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-547-1
UBUNTU USN-547-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490917/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080416 VMSA-2008-0007 Moderate Updated Service Console packages pcre, net-snmp, and OpenPegasus
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483579/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071112 FLEA-2007-0064-1 pcre
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483357/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071106 rPSA-2007-0231-1 pcre
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3725
VUPEN ADV-2007-3725
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3790
VUPEN ADV-2007-3790
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1234/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1234
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1399
DEBIAN DSA-1399
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1738 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38273
XF pcre-character-class-dos(38273)
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=315881 CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26346
BID 26346 PCRE Regular Expression Library Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-16
http://secunia.com/advisories/30155
SECUNIA 30155

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-1660

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