ID CVE-2015-8391
Summary The pcre_compile function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain [: nesting, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • PCRE Perl-Compatible Regular Expression Library 8.37
    cpe:2.3:a:pcre:perl_compatible_regular_expression_library:8.37
CVSS
Base: 9.0 (as of 28-12-2016 - 09:37)
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
PARTIAL PARTIAL COMPLETE
nessus via4
  • NASL family CGI abuses
    NASL id PHP_5_5_32.NASL
    description According to its banner, the version of PHP running on the remote web server is 5.5.x prior to 5.5.32. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - The Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is affected by multiple vulnerabilities related to the handling of regular expressions, subroutine calls, and binary files. A remote attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394) - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/exec.c in the escapeshellcmd() and escapeshellarg() functions due to the program truncating NULL bytes in strings. A remote attacker can exploit this to bypass restrictions. - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/streamsfuncs.c in the stream_get_meta_data() function due to a failure to restrict writing user-supplied data to fields not already set. A remote attacker can exploit this to falsify the output of the function, resulting in the insertion of malicious metadata. - A type confusion error exists in file ext/wddx/wddx.c in the php_wddx_pop_element() function when deserializing WDDX packets. A remote attacker can exploit this to have an unspecified impact. - A flaw exists in file ext/phar/phar_object.c in the PharFileInfo::getContent() method due to the use of uninitialized memory causing improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to corrupt memory, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_tar_setupmetadata() function when parsing metadata from a crafted TAR file. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service. - An integer overflow condition exists in file ext/standard/iptc.c in the iptcembed() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - An overflow condition exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_parse_tarfile() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input when decompressing TAR files. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2554) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 88693
    published 2016-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88693
    title PHP 5.5.x < 5.5.32 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Gentoo Local Security Checks
    NASL id GENTOO_GLSA-201607-02.NASL
    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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-10-10
    plugin id 91983
    published 2016-07-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91983
    title GLSA-201607-02 : libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family CentOS Local Security Checks
    NASL id CENTOS_RHSA-2016-1025.NASL
    description An update for pcre is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library. Security Fix(es) : * Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 91104
    published 2016-05-13
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91104
    title CentOS 7 : pcre (CESA-2016:1025)
  • 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 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-18
    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)
  • NASL family Scientific Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id SL_20160511_PCRE_ON_SL7_X.NASL
    description Security Fix(es) : - Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-28
    plugin id 91081
    published 2016-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91081
    title Scientific Linux Security Update : pcre on SL7.x x86_64
  • NASL family CGI abuses
    NASL id PHP_7_0_3.NASL
    description According to its banner, the version of PHP running on the remote web server is 7.0.x prior to 7.0.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - The Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is affected by multiple vulnerabilities related to the handling of regular expressions, subroutine calls, and binary files. A remote attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394) - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/exec.c in the escapeshellcmd() and escapeshellarg() functions due to the program truncating NULL bytes in strings. A remote attacker can exploit this to bypass restrictions. - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/streamsfuncs.c in the stream_get_meta_data() function due to a failure to restrict writing user-supplied data to fields not already set. A remote attacker can exploit this to falsify the output of the function, resulting in the insertion of malicious metadata. - A type confusion error exists in file ext/wddx/wddx.c in the php_wddx_pop_element() function when deserializing WDDX packets. A remote attacker can exploit this to have an unspecified impact. - A flaw exists in file ext/phar/phar_object.c in the PharFileInfo::getContent() method due to the use of uninitialized memory causing improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to corrupt memory, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_tar_setupmetadata() function when parsing metadata from a crafted TAR file. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service. - An integer overflow condition exists in file ext/standard/iptc.c in the iptcembed() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - An overflow condition exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_parse_tarfile() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input when decompressing TAR files. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2554) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 88695
    published 2016-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88695
    title PHP 7.0.x < 7.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family Red Hat Local Security Checks
    NASL id REDHAT-RHSA-2016-1025.NASL
    description An update for pcre is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library. Security Fix(es) : * Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 91078
    published 2016-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91078
    title RHEL 7 : pcre (RHSA-2016:1025)
  • NASL family Oracle Linux Local Security Checks
    NASL id ORACLELINUX_ELSA-2016-1025.NASL
    description From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1025 : An update for pcre is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section. PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library. Security Fix(es) : * Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-07-24
    plugin id 91072
    published 2016-05-12
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=91072
    title Oracle Linux 7 : pcre (ELSA-2016-1025)
  • NASL family Misc.
    NASL id SECURITYCENTER_PHP_5_6_18.NASL
    description The Tenable SecurityCenter application installed on the remote host is either prior to version 5.3.0 or is missing a security patch. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library bundled with PHP : - An overflow condition exists in the PCRE library due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling repeated conditional groups. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause a buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8383) - An overflow condition exists in the PCRE library due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling mutual recursions within a 'lookbehind' assertion. An attacker can exploit this to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8386) - An integer overflow condition exists in the PCRE library due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling subroutine calls. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8387) - A flaw exists in the PCRE library due to improper handling of the /(?:|a|){100}x/ pattern or other related patterns. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause an infinite recursion, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8389) - A flaw exists in the PCRE library due to improper handling of the [: and \\ substrings in character classes. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause an uninitialized memory read, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8390) - A flaw exists in the PCRE library in the pcre_compile() function in pcre_compile.c due to improper handling of [: nesting. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause an excessive consumption of CPU resources, resulting in a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8391) - A flaw exists in the PCRE library due to improper handling of the '-q' option for binary files. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted file, to disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2015-8393) - An integer overflow condition exists in the PCRE library due to improper validation of user-supplied input when handling the (?() and (?(R) conditions. An attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted regular expression, to cause a denial of service condition. (CVE-2015-8394) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-14
    plugin id 93343
    published 2016-09-06
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=93343
    title Tenable SecurityCenter < 5.3.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (TNS-2016-04)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-FD1199DBE2.NASL
    description Update to 8.38 and fix various CVE's 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 89647
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89647
    title Fedora 23 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc23 (2016-fd1199dbe2)
  • NASL family Ubuntu Local Security Checks
    NASL id UBUNTU_USN-2943-1.NASL
    description 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. 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-12-01
    plugin id 90306
    published 2016-04-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=90306
    title Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : pcre3 vulnerabilities (USN-2943-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-3161-1.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). 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-30
    plugin id 95915
    published 2016-12-16
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95915
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:3161-1)
  • NASL family SuSE Local Security Checks
    NASL id SUSE_SU-2016-2971-1.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). 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-29
    plugin id 95534
    published 2016-12-05
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=95534
    title SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:2971-1)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2015-EB896290D3.NASL
    description This release fixes these vulnerabilies: CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394. It also fixes compiling comments with auto-callouts, compiling expressions with negated classes in UCP mode, compiling expressions with an isolated \E between an item and its qualifier with auto-callouts, a crash in regexec() if REG_STARTEND option is set and pmatch argument is NULL, a stack overflow when formatting a 32-bit integer in pcregrep tool, compiling expressions with an empty \Q\E sequence between an item and its qualifier with auto-callouts, compiling expressions with global extended modifier that is disabled by local no-extended option at the start of the expression just after a whitespace, a possible crash in pcre_copy_named_substring() if a named substring has number greater than the space in the ovector, a buffer overflow when compiling an expression with named groups with a group that reset capture numbers, and a crash in pcre_get_substring_list() if the use of \K caused the start of the match to be earlier than the end. 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-03-20
    plugin id 89447
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89447
    title Fedora 22 : pcre-8.38-1.fc22 (2015-eb896290d3)
  • NASL family CGI abuses
    NASL id PHP_5_6_18.NASL
    description According to its banner, the version of PHP running on the remote web server is 5.6.x prior to 5.6.18. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities : - The Perl-Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) library is affected by multiple vulnerabilities related to the handling of regular expressions, subroutine calls, and binary files. A remote attacker can exploit these to cause a denial of service, obtain sensitive information, or have other unspecified impact. (CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394) - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/exec.c in the escapeshellcmd() and escapeshellarg() functions due to the program truncating NULL bytes in strings. A remote attacker can exploit this to bypass restrictions. - A flaw exists in file ext/standard/streamsfuncs.c in the stream_get_meta_data() function due to a failure to restrict writing user-supplied data to fields not already set. A remote attacker can exploit this to falsify the output of the function, resulting in the insertion of malicious metadata. - A type confusion error exists in file ext/wddx/wddx.c in the php_wddx_pop_element() function when deserializing WDDX packets. A remote attacker can exploit this to have an unspecified impact. - A flaw exists in file ext/phar/phar_object.c in the PharFileInfo::getContent() method due to the use of uninitialized memory causing improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to corrupt memory, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - A NULL pointer dereference flaw exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_tar_setupmetadata() function when parsing metadata from a crafted TAR file. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service. - An integer overflow condition exists in file ext/standard/iptc.c in the iptcembed() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. - An overflow condition exists in file ext/phar/tar.c in the phar_parse_tarfile() function due to improper validation of user-supplied input when decompressing TAR files. A remote attacker can exploit this to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-2554) Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-02
    plugin id 88694
    published 2016-02-11
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88694
    title PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • NASL family F5 Networks Local Security Checks
    NASL id F5_BIGIP_SOL20225390.NASL
    description CVE-2015-8395 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain references, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror, a related issue to CVE-2015-8384 and CVE-2015-8392. CVE-2015-8394 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the (?() and (?(R) 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. CVE-2015-8392 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain instances of the (?| substring, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (unintended recursion and buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror, a related issue to CVE-2015-8384 and CVE-2015-8395. CVE-2015-8391 The pcre_compile function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain [: nesting, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror. CVE-2015-8390 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the [: and \\ substrings in character classes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror. CVE-2015-8389 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?:|a|){100}x/ pattern and related patterns, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror. CVE-2015-8388 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?=di(?<=(?1))|(?=(.))))/ pattern and related patterns with an unmatched closing parenthesis, 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. CVE-2015-8387 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles (?123) subroutine calls and related subroutine calls, 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. CVE-2015-8386 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the interaction of lookbehind assertions and mutually recursive subpatterns, 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. 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. CVE-2015-8384 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?J)(?'d'(?'d'\g{d}))/ pattern and related patterns with certain recursive back 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, a related issue to CVE-2015-8392 and CVE-2015-8395. CVE-2015-8383 PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain repeated conditional groups, 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. CVE-2015-8382 The match function in pcre_exec.c in PCRE before 8.37 mishandles the /(?:((abcd))|(((?:(?:(?:(?:abc|(?:abcdef))))b)abcdefghi)abc)|((*ACCEPT )))/ pattern and related patterns involving (*ACCEPT), which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (partially initialized memory and application crash) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror, aka ZDI-CAN-2547. CVE-2015-8381 The compile_regex function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 and pcre2_compile.c in PCRE2 before 10.2x mishandles the /(?J:(?|(:(?|(?'R')(\k'R')|((?'R')))H'Rk'Rf)|s(?'R'))))/ and /(?J:(?|(:(?|(?'R')(\z(?|(?'R')(\k'R')|((?'R')))k'R')|((?'R')))H'Ak'Rf )|s(?'R')))/ patterns, and related patterns with certain group references, which allows 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. CVE-2015-8380 The pcre_exec function in pcre_exec.c in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles a // pattern with a \01 string, which allows 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. CVE-2015-2328 PCRE before 8.36 mishandles the /((?(R)a|(?1)))+/ pattern and related patterns with certain recursion, which allows 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. CVE-2015-2327 PCRE before 8.36 mishandles the /(((a\2)|(a*)\g<-1>))*/ pattern and related patterns with certain internal recursive back references, which allows 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. CVE-2015-3217 PCRE 7.8 and 8.32 through 8.37, and PCRE2 10.10 mishandle group empty matches, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by /^(?:(?(1)\\.|([^\\\\W_])?)+)+$/.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2019-01-04
    plugin id 92667
    published 2016-08-02
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=92667
    title F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple PCRE vulnerabilities (K20225390)
  • NASL family FreeBSD Local Security Checks
    NASL id FREEBSD_PKG_85EB4E46CF1611E5840F485D605F4717.NASL
    description PHP reports : - Core : - Fixed bug #71039 (exec functions ignore length but look for NULL termination). - Fixed bug #71323 (Output of stream_get_meta_data can be falsified by its input). - Fixed bug #71459 (Integer overflow in iptcembed()). - PCRE : - Upgraded bundled PCRE library to 8.38.(CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394) - Phar : - Fixed bug #71354 (Heap corruption in tar/zip/phar parser). - Fixed bug #71391 (NULL pointer Dereference in phar_tar_setupmetadata()). - Fixed bug #71488 (Stack overflow when decompressing tar archives). (CVE-2016-2554) - WDDX : - Fixed bug #71335 (Type Confusion in WDDX Packet Deserialization).
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-10
    plugin id 88671
    published 2016-02-10
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=88671
    title FreeBSD : php -- multiple vulnerabilities (85eb4e46-cf16-11e5-840f-485d605f4717)
  • NASL family Fedora Local Security Checks
    NASL id FEDORA_2016-F59A8FF5D0.NASL
    description Update to 8.38 and fix various CVE's 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.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2016-12-21
    plugin id 89641
    published 2016-03-04
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=89641
    title Fedora 22 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc22 (2016-f59a8ff5d0)
  • NASL family Huawei Local Security Checks
    NASL id EULEROS_SA-2016-1023.NASL
    description According to the versions of the pcre packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities : - Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386) Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
    last seen 2019-02-21
    modified 2018-11-14
    plugin id 99786
    published 2017-05-01
    reporter Tenable
    source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=99786
    title EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : pcre (EulerOS-SA-2016-1023)
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:1025
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:1132
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2016:2750
rpms
  • pcre-0:8.32-15.el7_2.1
  • pcre-devel-0:8.32-15.el7_2.1
  • pcre-static-0:8.32-15.el7_2.1
  • pcre-tools-0:8.32-15.el7_2.1
refmap via4
bid 82990
confirm
fedora FEDORA-2015-eb896290d3
gentoo GLSA-201607-02
mlist [oss-security] 20151128 Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE
Last major update 27-12-2016 - 21:59
Published 01-12-2015 - 20:59
Last modified 04-01-2018 - 21:30
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