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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0674

Buffer overflow in PCRE before 7.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression containing a character class with a large number of characters with Unicode code points greater than 255.
Publish Date : 2008-02-18 Last Update Date : 2012-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of PCRE as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.
Source: Redhat

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1499 pcre3 -- buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7886 unix
DSA-1499-1 pcre3 - arbitrary code execution oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18757 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-2008-0674

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pcre Pcre 7.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pcre Pcre 1

- References For CVE-2008-0674

http://secunia.com/advisories/28923
SECUNIA 28923
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-02/msg00008.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:004
http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/glib/2.14/glib-2.14.6.news CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/28957
SECUNIA 28957
http://secunia.com/advisories/28960
SECUNIA 28960
http://secunia.com/advisories/28985
SECUNIA 28985
http://secunia.com/advisories/28996
SECUNIA 28996
http://secunia.com/advisories/29027
SECUNIA 29027
http://secunia.com/advisories/29048
SECUNIA 29048
http://secunia.com/advisories/29175
SECUNIA 29175
http://secunia.com/advisories/29282
SECUNIA 29282
http://secunia.com/advisories/29267
SECUNIA 29267
http://www.php.net/ChangeLog-5.php CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/05/02/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20080502 CVE Request (PHP)
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:053
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:053
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1499
DEBIAN DSA-1499
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0176 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200803-24
http://secunia.com/advisories/30345
SECUNIA 30345
http://secunia.com/advisories/30048
SECUNIA 30048
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-581-1
UBUNTU USN-581-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/488927/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080228 rPSA-2008-0086-1 pcre
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27786
BID 27786 PCRE Character Class Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-21
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/492535/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080523 rPSA-2008-0176-1 php php-cgi php-imap php-mcrypt php-mysql php-mysqli php-pgsql php-soap php-xsl php5 php5-cgi php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-pear php5-pgsql php5-soap php5-xsl
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009
BID 29009 PHP 5.2.5 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-22
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/40505
XF pcre-characterclass-bo(40505)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00371.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1533
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00632.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1783
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1842
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-10-09
http://pcre.org/changelog.txt CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200811-05
http://secunia.com/advisories/36096
SECUNIA 36096
http://secunia.com/advisories/32746
SECUNIA 32746
http://secunia.com/advisories/32222
SECUNIA 32222
http://secunia.com/advisories/31326
SECUNIA 31326
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html
CERT TA09-218A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681
BID 31681 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-007 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-03-24
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 CONFIRM
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0592
VUPEN ADV-2008-0592
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674
SECTRACK 1022674
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0570
VUPEN ADV-2008-0570
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1412
VUPEN ADV-2008-1412
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2268
VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
VUPEN ADV-2008-2780
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172
VUPEN ADV-2009-2172
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0674

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


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