PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?|(\k'Pm')|(?'Pm'))/ pattern and related patterns with certain forward references, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.
Published 2015-12-02 01:59:09
Updated 2019-12-27 16:08:56
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-8385

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.91%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 87 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-8385

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
7.5
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
10.0
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-8385

References for CVE-2015-8385

Products affected by CVE-2015-8385

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