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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8385

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.
Publish Date : 2015-12-01 Last Update Date : 2018-01-04
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
RHSA-2016:1025: pcre security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20161025 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-2015-8385

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Oracle Linux 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 8.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Oracle Linux 1
Pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 1

- References For CVE-2015-8385

https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa128 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/85572
BID 85572 PCRE Regular CVE-2015-8385 Pattern Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2016-07-26
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1132
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1132
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1023886 CONFIRM
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/29/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20151128 Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02
GENTOO GLSA-201607-02
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2750
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1025.html
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1025
http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/ChangeLog?view=markup CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8385

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


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