Out-of-Bounds

Affecting pcre3 package, versions <2:8.35-7.2

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NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream pcre3 package. See Remediation section below for Debian:9 relevant versions.

Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE 8.34 through 8.37 and PCRE2 10.10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by /^(?P=B)((?P=B)(?J:(?P<B>c)(?P<B>a(?P=B)))>WGXCREDITS)/, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8384.

Remediation

Upgrade Debian:9 pcre3 to version 2:8.35-7.2 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

9.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2015-3210
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-PCRE3-345403
Disclosed
13 Dec, 2016
Published
13 Dec, 2016