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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1026

Integer overflow in the PCRE regular expression compiler (JavaScriptCore/pcre/pcre_compile.cpp) in Apple WebKit, as used in safari before 3.1.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression with large, nested repetition counts, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-04-17 Last Update Date : 2009-01-29
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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) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Vendor Statements

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

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1026

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apple Safari 3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Apple Safari 3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Safari 2

- References For CVE-2008-1026

http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41859
XF apple-safari-webkit-pcrecompile-bo(41859)
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/1250/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1250
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jul/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-11
http://secunia.com/advisories/31074
SECUNIA 31074
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3815
SREASON 3815
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2094/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-2094
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/490990/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080416 ZDI-08-022: Apple Safari WebKit PCRE Handling Integer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28815
BID 28815 Apple Safari WebKit JavaScript Regular Expression Repetition Counts Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-07-11
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019870
SECTRACK 1019870
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1467 CONFIRM
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-022
http://secunia.com/advisories/29846
SECUNIA 29846
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Apr/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-04-16

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1026

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


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