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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-8394

PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the (?(<digits>) and (?(R<digits>) conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (integer 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 : 2017-06-30
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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 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-8394

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 8.37 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 1

- References For CVE-2015-8394

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02
GENTOO GLSA-201607-02
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82990
BID 82990 PCRE Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-07-26
https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa128 CONFIRM
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731 CONFIRM
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/174931.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2015-eb896290d3
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/29/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20151128 Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE
http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/ChangeLog?view=markup CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-8394

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


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