CVE-2015-8386

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Description

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.

References

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/174931.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1025.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html

http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/ChangeLog?view=markup

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/11/29/1

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/linuxbulletinapr2016-2952096.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/82990

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg3T1023886

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1132

https://bto.bluecoat.com/security-advisory/sa128

https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c05240731

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-02

Updated: 2019-12-27

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
125102EulerOS Virtualization 3.0.1.0 : pcre (EulerOS-SA-2019-1558)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
98848PHP 7.0.x < 7.0.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesWeb Application ScanningComponent Vulnerability
high
98807PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesWeb Application ScanningComponent Vulnerability
high
99786EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : pcre (EulerOS-SA-2016-1023)NessusHuawei Local Security Checks
critical
95915SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:3161-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95754openSUSE Security Update : pcre (openSUSE-2016-1448)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95534SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:2971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
93343Tenable SecurityCenter < 5.3.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities (TNS-2016-04)NessusMisc.
medium
92667F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple PCRE vulnerabilities (K20225390)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
91983GLSA-201607-02 : libpcre: Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
91104CentOS 7 : pcre (CESA-2016:1025)NessusCentOS Local Security Checks
critical
91081Scientific Linux Security Update : pcre on SL7.x x86_64 (20160511)NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
critical
91078RHEL 7 : pcre (RHSA-2016:1025)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
91072Oracle Linux 7 : pcre (ELSA-2016-1025)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
critical
90306Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : pcre3 vulnerabilities (USN-2943-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
critical
89647Fedora 23 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc23 (2016-fd1199dbe2)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
89641Fedora 22 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc22 (2016-f59a8ff5d0)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
89447Fedora 22 : pcre-8.38-1.fc22 (2015-eb896290d3)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
9093PHP 5.5.x < 5.5.32 / 5.6.x < 5.6.18 / 7.0.x < 7.0.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Servers
critical
88695PHP 7.0.x < 7.0.3 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusCGI abuses
critical
88694PHP 5.6.x < 5.6.18 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusCGI abuses
critical
88693PHP 5.5.x < 5.5.32 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusCGI abuses
critical
88671FreeBSD : php -- multiple vulnerabilities (85eb4e46-cf16-11e5-840f-485d605f4717)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical