Executive Summary

Informations
NameCVE-2007-4768First vendor Publication2007-11-07
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2013-08-27

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6.8Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score8.6AuthenticationNone Required
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Security Protection

ImpactsProvides user account access : Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service.

Detail

Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a singleton Unicode sequence in a character class in a regex pattern, which is incorrectly optimized.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-4768

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:9701
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9701
Title: Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a singleton Unicode sequence in a character class in a regex pattern, which is incorrectly optimized.
Description: Heap-based buffer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a singleton Unicode sequence in a character class in a regex pattern, which is incorrectly optimized.
Family: unix Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2007-4768
Version: 3
Platform(s): Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Extras 5
Product(s):
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application3

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
2009-04-09Name : Mandriva Update for pcre MDKSA-2007:211 (pcre)
File : nvt/gb_mandriva_MDKSA_2007_211.nasl
2009-03-23Name : Ubuntu Update for pcre3 vulnerabilities USN-547-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_547_1.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 flash-player SUSE-SA:2007:069
File : nvt/gb_suse_2007_069.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: linux-flashplugin
File : nvt/freebsd_linux-flashplugin2.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
40766Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) Singleton Unicode Sequence Handling...

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2009-08-28Name : The version of Adobe Acrobat on the remote Windows host is affected by multip...
File : adobe_acrobat_812.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2009-08-24Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2007-1126.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
2008-02-06Name : The PDF file viewer on the remote Windows host is affected by multiple vulner...
File : adobe_reader_812.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
2008-01-04Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
File : freebsd_pkg_562cf6c4b9f111dca302000102cc8983.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-24Name : The remote SuSE system is missing the security patch flash-player-4855
File : suse_flash-player-4855.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-24Name : The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.
File : suse_flash-player-4856.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-12-19Name : The remote Windows host contains a browser plugin that is affected by multipl...
File : flash_player_apsb07-20.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
2007-11-29Name : 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
2007-11-09Name : 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 Debian host is missing a security-related update.
File : debian_DSA-1399.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
APPLEhttp://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
BIDhttp://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26346
BUGTRAQhttp://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483357/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/483579/100/0/threaded
CERThttp://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-355A.html
CONFIRMhttp://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb07-20.html
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb08-13.html
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1738
DEBIANhttp://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1399
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1570
FEDORAhttps://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-March/msg00181.html
GENTOOhttp://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
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200801-07.xml
MANDRIVAhttp://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:211
MISChttp://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=198976
MLISThttp://mail.gnome.org/archives/gtk-devel-list/2007-November/msg00022.html
REDHAThttp://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-1126.html
SECTRACKhttp://securitytracker.com/id?1019116
SECUNIAhttp://secunia.com/advisories/27538
http://secunia.com/advisories/27543
http://secunia.com/advisories/27554
http://secunia.com/advisories/27697
http://secunia.com/advisories/27741
http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
http://secunia.com/advisories/28157
http://secunia.com/advisories/28161
http://secunia.com/advisories/28213
http://secunia.com/advisories/28406
http://secunia.com/advisories/28414
http://secunia.com/advisories/28570
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
http://secunia.com/advisories/30507
http://secunia.com/advisories/30840
SUNALERThttp://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-238305-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-239286-1
SUSEhttp://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2007-12/msg00007.html
UBUNTUhttp://www.ubuntulinux.org/support/documentation/usn/usn-547-1
VUPENhttp://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/2007/4258
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1724/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1966/references
XFhttp://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/38278

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