ID CVE-2006-7226
Summary Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 does not properly calculate the compiled memory allocation for regular expressions that involve a quantified "subpattern containing a named recursion or subroutine reference," which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (error or crash).
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:as:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:es:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4.0:*:ws:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 4.3 (as of 11-10-2017 - 01:31)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2013-04-29T04:14:39.381-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Aharon Chernin
    organization SCAP.com, LLC
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11831
  • comment CentOS Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:16636
  • comment Oracle Linux 4.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15990
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11414
  • comment The operating system installed on the system is CentOS Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15802
  • comment Oracle Linux 5.x
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15459
description Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 does not properly calculate the compiled memory allocation for regular expressions that involve a quantified "subpattern containing a named recursion or subroutine reference," which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (error or crash).
family unix
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11545
status accepted
submitted 2010-07-09T03:56:16-04:00
title Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 does not properly calculate the compiled memory allocation for regular expressions that involve a quantified "subpattern containing a named recursion or subroutine reference," which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (error or crash).
version 24
redhat via4
advisories
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:1059
  • rhsa
    id RHSA-2007:1068
rpms
  • pcre-0:6.6-2.el5_1.7
  • pcre-devel-0:6.6-2.el5_1.7
  • pcre-0:4.5-4.el4_6.6
  • pcre-devel-0:4.5-4.el4_6.6
refmap via4
bid 26727
confirm
mandriva MDVSA-2008:030
misc https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=384781
secunia
  • 28041
  • 28658
suse SUSE-SA:2008:004
xf pcre-library-subpattern-dos(40020)
Last major update 11-10-2017 - 01:31
Published 03-12-2007 - 20:46
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