CVE-2015-8392

HIGH

Description

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.

References

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

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

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-12-02

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:pcre:perl_compatible_regular_expression_library:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 8.37 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (8 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
95915SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:3161-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95754openSUSE Security Update : pcre (openSUSE-2016-1448)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
95534SUSE SLED12 / SLES12 Security Update : pcre (SUSE-SU-2016:2971-1)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
92667F5 Networks BIG-IP : Multiple PCRE vulnerabilities (K20225390)NessusF5 Networks Local Security Checks
high
91983GLSA-201607-02 : libpcre: Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
90306Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.10 : pcre3 vulnerabilities (USN-2943-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
89647Fedora 23 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc23 (2016-fd1199dbe2)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
89641Fedora 22 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc22 (2016-f59a8ff5d0)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high