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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   PCRE Vendors:   pcre.org
PCRE Regex Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1033154
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1033154
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-5073   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 31 2015
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.37; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in PCRE. A remote user can cause the target service to crash.

A remote user can supply a specially crafted regular expression that, when processed by the target application that uses PCRE, will trigger a heap overflow in find_fixedlength() and cause the target application to crash.

Wen Guanxing from Venustech ADLAB reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/pcre_compile.c?view=markup&pathrev=1571

Vendor URL:  www.pcre.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jul 31 2015 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) PCRE Regex Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 15.04.
Mar 29 2016 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) PCRE Regex Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS, 14.04 LTS, and 15.10.
May 11 2016 (Red Hat Issues Fix) PCRE Regex Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
Red Hat has issued a fix for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
May 11 2016 (Oracle Issues Fix for Oracle Linux) PCRE Regex Overflow Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Service to Crash
Oracle has issued a fix for Oracle Linux 7.



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