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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-4768

Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a singleton Unicode sequence in a character class in a regex pattern, which is incorrectly optimized.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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

- 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-2007-4768 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20074768 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-2007:1126: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22648 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent atta... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9701 windows
RHSA-2007:1126: flash-plugin security update (Critical) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20071126 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-2007-4768

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pcre Pcre 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pcre Pcre 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pcre Pcre 7.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pcre Pcre 3

- References For CVE-2007-4768

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1842
https://usn.ubuntu.com/547-1/
UBUNTU USN-547-1
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1738 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38278
XF pcre-class-unicode-bo(38278)
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1966/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1966
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1724/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-1724
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4258
VUPEN ADV-2007-4258
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3790
VUPEN ADV-2007-3790
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3725
VUPEN ADV-2007-3725
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-355A.html
CERT TA07-355A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1126.html
REDHAT RHSA-2007:1126
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483357/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071106 rPSA-2007-0231-1 pcre
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/483579/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071112 FLEA-2007-0064-1 pcre
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26346
BID 26346 PCRE Regular Expression Library Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-07-16
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-13.html CONFIRM
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1399
DEBIAN DSA-1399
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.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-07.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-07
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-19
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-11.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200805-11
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00007.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2007:069
http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2007-November/msg00022.html
MLIST [gtk-devel-list] 20071107 GLib 2.14.3
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://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html CONFIRM
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239286-1
SUNALERT 239286
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019116
SECTRACK 1019116
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238305-1
SUNALERT 238305
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-18.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200801-18
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-4768

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


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