Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2007-1659 First vendor Publication 2007-11-07
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2013-08-28

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 6.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Security Protection

Impacts Provides unauthorized access : Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service.

Detail

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via regex patterns containing unmatched "\Q\E" sequences with orphan "\E" codes.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1659

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-119Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9725
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9725
Title: Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via regex patterns containing unmatched "\Q\E" sequences with orphan "\E" codes.
Description: Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via regex patterns containing unmatched "\Q\E" sequences with orphan "\E" codes.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2007-1659
Version: 5
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
CentOS Linux 4
Oracle Linux 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
CentOS Linux 5
Oracle Linux 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2010-05-12Name : Mac OS X Security Update 2007-009
File : nvt/macosx_secupd_2007-009.nasl
2009-11-17Name : Mac OS X Version
File : nvt/macosx_version.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for pcre
File : nvt/sles9p5013426.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for PHP4
File : nvt/sles9p5015662.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for pcre
File : nvt/sles9p5015818.nasl
2009-10-10Name : SLES9: Security update for pcre
File : nvt/sles9p5018729.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for pcre MDKSA-2007:211 (pcre)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDKSA_2007_211.nasl
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for pcre MDKSA-2007:212 (pcre)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDKSA_2007_212.nasl
2009-03-23Name : Ubuntu Update for pcre3 vulnerabilities USN-547-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_547_1.nasl
2009-03-06Name : RedHat Update for pcre RHSA-2007:1068-01
File : nvt/gb_RHSA-2007_1068-01_pcre.nasl
2009-02-16Name : Fedora Update for pcre FEDORA-2008-1842
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2008_1842_pcre_fc7.nasl
2009-01-28Name : SuSE Update for pcre SUSE-SA:2007:062
File : nvt/gb_suse_2007_062.nasl
2009-01-23Name : SuSE Update for php4, php5 SUSE-SA:2008:004
File : nvt/gb_suse_2008_004.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200711-30 (libpcre)
File : nvt/glsa_200711_30.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200801-02 (R)
File : nvt/glsa_200801_02.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200801-07 (netscape-flash)
File : nvt/glsa_200801_07.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200801-18 (kazehakase)
File : nvt/glsa_200801_18.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200801-19 (goffice)
File : nvt/glsa_200801_19.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200802-10 (python)
File : nvt/glsa_200802_10.nasl
2008-09-24Name : Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200805-11 (chicken)
File : nvt/glsa_200805_11.nasl
2008-09-04Name : FreeBSD Ports: pcre, pcre-utf8
File : nvt/freebsd_pcre0.nasl
2008-05-12Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1570-1 (kazehakase)
File : nvt/deb_1570_1.nasl
2008-01-17Name : Debian Security Advisory DSA 1399-1 (pcre3)
File : nvt/deb_1399_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
40763Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) Unmatched "\Q\E" Sequence...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-0967.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-07-12Name : The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-1068.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-06-28Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2007-1068.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2013-03-06Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20071129_pcre_on_SL4_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2012-08-01Name : The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : sl_20071105_pcre_on_SL5_x.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2010-01-06Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2007-0967.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_11998.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-09-24Name : The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse9_12049.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-04-23Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2007-211.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-05-13Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200805-11.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-05-09Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1570.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-03-19Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2008-002.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-03-07Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2008-1842.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-02-25Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200802-10.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-02-01Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200801-18.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-02-01Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200801-19.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-01-21Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200801-07.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-01-10Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200801-02.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2008-01-08Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_apache2-mod_php5-4810.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-24Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_apache2-mod_php5-4808.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-18Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2007-009.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-13Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_pcre-4689.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-07Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_glib2-4768.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-30Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-1068.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-29Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : ubuntu_USN-547-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-26Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-200711-30.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-20Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_pcre-4683.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-20Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_pcre-4696.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-20Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : suse_pcre-4697.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-09Name : The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
File : mandrake_MDKSA-2007-212.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-07Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_bfd6eef48c9411dc8c55001c2514716c.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-06Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-0967.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-11-06Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1399.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26346
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483357/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483579/100/0/threaded
CERT http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-505.htm
http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1738
DEBIAN http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1399
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
FEDORA https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html
GENTOO http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200711-30.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-02.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-18.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200801-19.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-11.xml
MANDRIVA http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:211
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:212
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:030
MISC http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
MLIST http://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2007-November/msg00022.html
REDHAT http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0967.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1068.html
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/id?1018895
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/27538
http://secunia.com/advisories/27543
http://secunia.com/advisories/27547
http://secunia.com/advisories/27554
http://secunia.com/advisories/27598
http://secunia.com/advisories/27697
http://secunia.com/advisories/27741
http://secunia.com/advisories/27773
http://secunia.com/advisories/27965
http://secunia.com/advisories/28041
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
http://secunia.com/advisories/28406
http://secunia.com/advisories/28414
http://secunia.com/advisories/28658
http://secunia.com/advisories/28714
http://secunia.com/advisories/28720
http://secunia.com/advisories/29267
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
http://secunia.com/advisories/30106
http://secunia.com/advisories/30155
http://secunia.com/advisories/30219
SUSE http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00006.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_25_sr.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_62_pcre.html
UBUNTU http://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-547-1
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3725
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3790
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
XF http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38272

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