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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 : 2017-08-07
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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

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1842
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00632.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1783
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0570
VUPEN ADV-2008-0570
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0592
VUPEN ADV-2008-0592
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
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431660 CONFIRM
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/40505
XF pcre-characterclass-bo(40505)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2223 CONFIRM
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2503 CONFIRM
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00371.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1533
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674
SECTRACK 1022674
http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-581-1
UBUNTU USN-581-1
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27786
BID 27786 PCRE Character Class Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-08-21
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29009
BID 29009 PHP 5.2.5 and Prior Versions Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-10-22
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/archive/1/archive/1/488927/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080228 rPSA-2008-0086-1 pcre
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/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 CONFIRM
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0086 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 CONFIRM
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 CONFIRM
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200811-05
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-24.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200803-24
http://pcre.org/changelog.txt CONFIRM
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
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://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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0674

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