ID CVE-2014-8964
Summary Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE 8.36 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 8.36
    cpe:2.3:a:pcre:perl_compatible_regular_expression_library:8.36
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 02-04-2015 - 13:16)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-119
CAPEC
  • Buffer Overflow via Environment Variables
    This attack pattern involves causing a buffer overflow through manipulation of environment variables. Once the attacker finds that they can modify an environment variable, they may try to overflow associated buffers. This attack leverages implicit trust often placed in environment variables.
  • Overflow Buffers
    Buffer Overflow attacks target improper or missing bounds checking on buffer operations, typically triggered by input injected by an attacker. As a consequence, an attacker is able to write past the boundaries of allocated buffer regions in memory, causing a program crash or potentially redirection of execution as per the attackers' choice.
  • Client-side Injection-induced Buffer Overflow
    This type of attack exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in targeted client software through injection of malicious content from a custom-built hostile service.
  • Filter Failure through Buffer Overflow
    In this attack, the idea is to cause an active filter to fail by causing an oversized transaction. An attacker may try to feed overly long input strings to the program in an attempt to overwhelm the filter (by causing a buffer overflow) and hoping that the filter does not fail securely (i.e. the user input is let into the system unfiltered).
  • MIME Conversion
    An attacker exploits a weakness in the MIME conversion routine to cause a buffer overflow and gain control over the mail server machine. The MIME system is designed to allow various different information formats to be interpreted and sent via e-mail. Attack points exist when data are converted to MIME compatible format and back.
  • Overflow Binary Resource File
    An attack of this type exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in the handling of binary resources. Binary resources may include music files like MP3, image files like JPEG files, and any other binary file. These attacks may pass unnoticed to the client machine through normal usage of files, such as a browser loading a seemingly innocent JPEG file. This can allow the attacker access to the execution stack and execute arbitrary code in the target process. This attack pattern is a variant of standard buffer overflow attacks using an unexpected vector (binary files) to wrap its attack and open up a new attack vector. The attacker is required to either directly serve the binary content to the victim, or place it in a locale like a MP3 sharing application, for the victim to download. The attacker then is notified upon the download or otherwise locates the vulnerability opened up by the buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Symbolic Links
    This type of attack leverages the use of symbolic links to cause buffer overflows. An attacker can try to create or manipulate a symbolic link file such that its contents result in out of bounds data. When the target software processes the symbolic link file, it could potentially overflow internal buffers with insufficient bounds checking.
  • Overflow Variables and Tags
    This type of attack leverages the use of tags or variables from a formatted configuration data to cause buffer overflow. The attacker crafts a malicious HTML page or configuration file that includes oversized strings, thus causing an overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow via Parameter Expansion
    In this attack, the target software is given input that the attacker knows will be modified and expanded in size during processing. This attack relies on the target software failing to anticipate that the expanded data may exceed some internal limit, thereby creating a buffer overflow.
  • Buffer Overflow in an API Call
    This attack targets libraries or shared code modules which are vulnerable to buffer overflow attacks. An attacker who has access to an API may try to embed malicious code in the API function call and exploit a buffer overflow vulnerability in the function's implementation. All clients that make use of the code library thus become vulnerable by association. This has a very broad effect on security across a system, usually affecting more than one software process.
  • Buffer Overflow in Local Command-Line Utilities
    This attack targets command-line utilities available in a number of shells. An attacker can leverage a vulnerability found in a command-line utility to escalate privilege to root.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
nessus via4
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    description Update to 8.35 and fix CVE-2014-8964 Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
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    description This release fixes CVE-2014-8964 (an unused memory usage on zero-repeat assertion condition) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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  • NASL family Mandriva Local Security Checks
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    description Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability : A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964).
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    description The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-02 (libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities) Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpcre. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details. Impact : An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of Service condition. Workaround : There is no known workaround at this time.
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  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
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    description Updated pcre packages that fix one security issue and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Low security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library. A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application (for example, Konqueror) linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions. (CVE-2014-8964) This update also adds the following enhancement : * Support for the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems has been added to the pcre packages. (BZ#1123498, BZ#1125642) All pcre users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue and add this enhancement.
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    description MariaDB was updated to its current minor version, fixing bugs and security issues. These updates include a fix for Logjam (CVE-2015-4000), making MariaDB work with client software that no longer allows short DH groups over SSL, as e.g. our current openssl packages. On openSUSE 13.1, MariaDB was updated to 5.5.44. On openSUSE 13.2, MariaDB was updated from 10.0.13 to 10.0.20. Please read the release notes of MariaDB https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10020-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10019-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10018-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10017-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10016-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10015-release-notes/ https://mariadb.com/kb/en/mariadb/mariadb-10014-release-notes/ for more information.
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    description Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability : A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964).
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    description This update fixes the following security issues : - Logjam attack: mysql uses 512 bit dh groups in SSL [bnc#934789] - CVE-2015-3152: mysql --ssl does not enforce SSL [bnc#924663] - CVE-2014-8964: heap buffer overflow [bnc#906574] - CVE-2015-2325: heap buffer overflow in compile_branch() [bnc#924960] - CVE-2015-2326: heap buffer overflow in pcre_compile2() [bnc#924961] - CVE-2015-0501: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:Compiling (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-2571: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:Optimizer (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-0505: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:DDL (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-0499: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:Federated (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-2568: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:Security:Privileges (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-2573: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:DDL (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-0433: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:InnoDB:DML (CPU April 2015) - CVE-2015-0441: unspecified vulnerability related to Server:Security:Encryption (CPU April 2015) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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    description A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application (for example, Konqueror) linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions. (CVE-2014-8964) This update also adds the following enhancement : - Support for the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems has been added to the pcre packages.
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    description The regular expression library pcre was updated to 8.37 to fix three security issues and a number of bugs and correctness issues. The following vulnerabilities were fixed : - CVE-2015-2325: Specially crafted regular expressions could have caused a heap buffer overlow in compile_branch(), potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code. (boo#924960) - CVE-2015-2326: Specially crafted regular expressions could have caused a heap buffer overlow in pcre_compile2(), potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code. [boo#924961] - CVE-2014-8964: Specially crafted regular expression could have caused a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact. [boo#906574]
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  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
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    description This release fixes CVE-2014-8964 (an unused memory usage on zero-repeat assertion condition). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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    description Michele Spagnuolo discovered that PCRE incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using PCRE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-8964) Kai Lu discovered that PCRE incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using PCRE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-2325, CVE-2015-2326) Wen Guanxing discovered that PCRE incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using PCRE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 15.04. (CVE-2015-3210) It was discovered that PCRE incorrectly handled certain regular expressions. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause applications using PCRE to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2015-5073). Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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    description This update for pcre to version 8.39 (bsc#972127) fixes several issues. If you use pcre extensively please be aware that this is an update to a new version. Please make sure that your software works with the updated version. This version fixes a number of vulnerabilities that affect pcre and applications using the libary when accepting untrusted input as regular expressions or as part thereof. Remote attackers could have caused the application to crash, disclose information or potentially execute arbitrary code. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2014-8964: Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats (bsc#906574). - CVE-2015-2325: Heap buffer overflow in compile_branch() (bsc#924960). - CVE-2015-3210: Heap buffer overflow in pcre_compile2() / compile_regex() (bsc#933288) - CVE-2015-3217: PCRE Library Call Stack Overflow Vulnerability in match() (bsc#933878). - CVE-2015-5073: Library Heap Overflow Vulnerability in find_fixedlength() (bsc#936227). - bsc#942865: heap overflow in compile_regex() - CVE-2015-8380: The pcre_exec function in pcre_exec.c mishandled a // pattern with a \01 string, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957566). - CVE-2015-2327: PCRE mishandled certain patterns with internal recursive back references, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957567). - bsc#957598: Various security issues - CVE-2015-8381: Heap Overflow in compile_regex() (bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8382: Regular Expression Uninitialized Pointer Information Disclosure Vulnerability (ZDI-CAN-2547)(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8383: Buffer overflow caused by repeated conditional group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8384: Buffer overflow caused by recursive back reference by name within certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8385: Buffer overflow caused by forward reference by name to certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8386: Buffer overflow caused by lookbehind assertion(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8387: Integer overflow in subroutine calls(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8388: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with an unmatched closing parenthesis(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8389: Infinite recursion in JIT compiler when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8390: Reading from uninitialized memory when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8391: Some pathological patterns causes pcre_compile() to run for a very long time(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8392: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with duplicated named groups(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8393: Information leak when running pcgrep -q on crafted binary(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8394: Integer overflow caused by missing check for certain conditions(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8395: Buffer overflow caused by certain references(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-2328: PCRE mishandled the /((?(R)a|(?1)))+/ pattern and related patterns with certain recursion, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#957600). - CVE-2016-1283: The pcre_compile2 function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE mishandled certain patterns with named subgroups, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#960837). - CVE-2016-3191: The compile_branch function in pcre_compile.c in pcre2_compile.c mishandled patterns containing an (*ACCEPT) substring in conjunction with nested parentheses, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression (bsc#971741). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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    description This update for pcre to version 8.39 (bsc#972127) fixes several issues. If you use pcre extensively please be aware that this is an update to a new version. Please make sure that your software works with the updated version. This version fixes a number of vulnerabilities that affect pcre and applications using the libary when accepting untrusted input as regular expressions or as part thereof. Remote attackers could have caused the application to crash, disclose information or potentially execute arbitrary code. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2014-8964: Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats (bsc#906574). - CVE-2015-2325: Heap buffer overflow in compile_branch() (bsc#924960). - CVE-2015-3210: Heap buffer overflow in pcre_compile2() / compile_regex() (bsc#933288) - CVE-2015-3217: PCRE Library Call Stack Overflow Vulnerability in match() (bsc#933878). - CVE-2015-5073: Library Heap Overflow Vulnerability in find_fixedlength() (bsc#936227). - bsc#942865: heap overflow in compile_regex() - CVE-2015-8380: The pcre_exec function in pcre_exec.c mishandled a // pattern with a \01 string, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957566). - CVE-2015-2327: PCRE mishandled certain patterns with internal recursive back references, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957567). - bsc#957598: Various security issues - CVE-2015-8381: Heap Overflow in compile_regex() (bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8382: Regular Expression Uninitialized Pointer Information Disclosure Vulnerability (ZDI-CAN-2547)(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8383: Buffer overflow caused by repeated conditional group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8384: Buffer overflow caused by recursive back reference by name within certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8385: Buffer overflow caused by forward reference by name to certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8386: Buffer overflow caused by lookbehind assertion(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8387: Integer overflow in subroutine calls(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8388: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with an unmatched closing parenthesis(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8389: Infinite recursion in JIT compiler when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8390: Reading from uninitialized memory when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8391: Some pathological patterns causes pcre_compile() to run for a very long time(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8392: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with duplicated named groups(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8393: Information leak when running pcgrep -q on crafted binary(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8394: Integer overflow caused by missing check for certain conditions(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8395: Buffer overflow caused by certain references(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-2328: PCRE mishandled the /((?(R)a|(?1)))+/ pattern and related patterns with certain recursion, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#957600). - CVE-2016-1283: The pcre_compile2 function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE mishandled certain patterns with named subgroups, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#960837). - CVE-2016-3191: The compile_branch function in pcre_compile.c in pcre2_compile.c mishandled patterns containing an (*ACCEPT) substring in conjunction with nested parentheses, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression (bsc#971741). The update package also includes non-security fixes. See advisory for details. Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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    description A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions.
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    plugin id 83880
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    description This release fixes CVE-2014-8964 (an unused memory usage on zero-repeat assertion condition) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
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  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2015-0330.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2015:0330 : Updated pcre packages that fix one security issue and add one enhancement are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Low security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section. PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library. A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application (for example, Konqueror) linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions. (CVE-2014-8964) This update also adds the following enhancement : * Support for the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems has been added to the pcre packages. (BZ#1123498, BZ#1125642) All pcre users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue and add this enhancement.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-05-06
    plugin id 81723
    published 2015-03-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=81723
    title Oracle Linux 7 : pcre (ELSA-2015-0330)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id OPENSUSE-2016-1448.NASL
    description This update for pcre to version 8.39 (bsc#972127) fixes several issues. If you use pcre extensively please be aware that this is an update to a new version. Please make sure that your software works with the updated version. This version fixes a number of vulnerabilities that affect pcre and applications using the libary when accepting untrusted input as regular expressions or as part thereof. Remote attackers could have caused the application to crash, disclose information or potentially execute arbitrary code. These security issues were fixed : - CVE-2014-8964: Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats (bsc#906574). - CVE-2015-2325: Heap buffer overflow in compile_branch() (bsc#924960). - CVE-2015-3210: Heap buffer overflow in pcre_compile2() / compile_regex() (bsc#933288) - CVE-2015-3217: PCRE Library Call Stack Overflow Vulnerability in match() (bsc#933878). - CVE-2015-5073: Library Heap Overflow Vulnerability in find_fixedlength() (bsc#936227). - bsc#942865: heap overflow in compile_regex() - CVE-2015-8380: The pcre_exec function in pcre_exec.c mishandled a // pattern with a \01 string, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957566). - CVE-2015-2327: PCRE mishandled certain patterns with internal recursive back references, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror (bsc#957567). - bsc#957598: Various security issues - CVE-2015-8381: Heap Overflow in compile_regex() (bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8382: Regular Expression Uninitialized Pointer Information Disclosure Vulnerability (ZDI-CAN-2547)(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8383: Buffer overflow caused by repeated conditional group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8384: Buffer overflow caused by recursive back reference by name within certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8385: Buffer overflow caused by forward reference by name to certain group(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8386: Buffer overflow caused by lookbehind assertion(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8387: Integer overflow in subroutine calls(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8388: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with an unmatched closing parenthesis(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8389: Infinite recursion in JIT compiler when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8390: Reading from uninitialized memory when processing certain patterns(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8391: Some pathological patterns causes pcre_compile() to run for a very long time(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8392: Buffer overflow caused by certain patterns with duplicated named groups(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8393: Information leak when running pcgrep -q on crafted binary(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8394: Integer overflow caused by missing check for certain conditions(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-8395: Buffer overflow caused by certain references(bsc#957598). - CVE-2015-2328: PCRE mishandled the /((?(R)a|(?1)))+/ pattern and related patterns with certain recursion, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (segmentation fault) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#957600). - CVE-2016-1283: The pcre_compile2 function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE mishandled certain patterns with named subgroups, which allowed remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression (bsc#960837). - CVE-2016-3191: The compile_branch function in pcre_compile.c in pcre2_compile.c mishandled patterns containing an (*ACCEPT) substring in conjunction with nested parentheses, which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression (bsc#971741). These non-security issues were fixed : - JIT compiler improvements - performance improvements - The Unicode data tables have been updated to Unicode 7.0.0. This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-12:Update update project.
    last seen 2017-10-29
    modified 2016-12-13
    plugin id 95754
    published 2016-12-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95754
    title openSUSE Security Update : pcre (openSUSE-2016-1448)
redhat via4
advisories
bugzilla
id 1166147
title CVE-2014-8964 pcre: incorrect handling of zero-repeat assertion conditions
oval
AND
  • OR
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Client is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675001
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Server is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675002
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Workstation is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675003
    • comment Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ComputeNode is installed
      oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20140675004
  • OR
    • AND
      • comment pcre is earlier than 0:8.32-14.el7
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330005
      • comment pcre is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330006
    • AND
      • comment pcre-devel is earlier than 0:8.32-14.el7
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330007
      • comment pcre-devel is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330008
    • AND
      • comment pcre-static is earlier than 0:8.32-14.el7
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330011
      • comment pcre-static is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330012
    • AND
      • comment pcre-tools is earlier than 0:8.32-14.el7
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330009
      • comment pcre-tools is signed with Red Hat redhatrelease2 key
        oval oval:com.redhat.rhsa:tst:20150330010
rhsa
id RHSA-2015:0330
released 2014-08-05
severity Low
title RHSA-2015:0330: pcre security and enhancement update (Low)
rpms
  • pcre-0:8.32-14.el7
  • pcre-devel-0:8.32-14.el7
  • pcre-static-0:8.32-14.el7
  • pcre-tools-0:8.32-14.el7
refmap via4
bid 71206
confirm
fedora
  • FEDORA-2014-15573
  • FEDORA-2014-17624
  • FEDORA-2014-17626
  • FEDORA-2014-17642
gentoo GLSA-201607-02
mandriva
  • MDVSA-2015:002
  • MDVSA-2015:137
mlist [oss-security] 20141121 Re: CVE request: heap buffer overflow in PCRE
suse openSUSE-SU-2015:0858
Last major update 28-11-2016 - 14:13
Published 16-12-2014 - 13:59
Last modified 30-06-2017 - 21:29
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