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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4766

Multiple integer overflows in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via unspecified escape (backslash) sequences.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
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
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-2007-4766

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pcre Pcre 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pcre Pcre 1

- References For CVE-2007-4766
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
XF pcre-escape-sequence-overflow(38276)
VUPEN ADV-2007-3790
VUPEN ADV-2007-3725
CERT TA07-352A
BID 26346 PCRE Regular Expression Library Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-16
BUGTRAQ 20071112 FLEA-2007-0064-1 pcre
BUGTRAQ 20071106 rPSA-2007-0231-1 pcre CONFIRM
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:062
GENTOO GLSA-200801-19
GENTOO GLSA-200805-11
GENTOO GLSA-200801-18
GENTOO GLSA-200801-02
GENTOO GLSA-200711-30
MLIST [gtk-devel-list] 20071107 GLib 2.14.3
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4766

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