Bug 430638 (CVE-2005-2491) - CVE-2005-2491 pcre heap overflow
Summary: CVE-2005-2491 pcre heap overflow
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2005-2491
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
URL: http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
Whiteboard:
Depends On: 166330 166332 166333 166334 166335 168318 430870
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-01-29 09:37 UTC by Mark J. Cox
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:23 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Environment:
Last Closed: 2010-12-22 21:13:14 UTC


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Description Mark J. Cox 2008-01-29 09:37:13 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2005-2491 to the following vulnerability:

Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2, as used in multiple products such as Python, Ethereal, and PHP, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

References:

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-216.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2005-223.pdf
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-081.htm
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-159.htm
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=302847
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-800
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-817
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-819
http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-821
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/427046/100/0/threaded
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-02.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200508-17.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-12.xml
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200509-19.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428138/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/428138/100/0/threaded
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00786522
http://itrc.hp.com/service/cki/docDisplay.do?docId=c00786522
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-761.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2006-0197.html
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=112606064317223&w=2
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2005-358.html
ftp://ftp.sco.com/pub/updates/OpenServer/SCOSA-2006.10/SCOSA-2006.10.txt
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20060401-01-U
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102198-1
http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=112605112027335&w=2
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_48_pcre.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_49_php.html
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2005_52_apache2.html
http://lists.trustix.org/pipermail/tsl-announce/2005-October/000354.html
http://www.ethereal.com/appnotes/enpa-sa-00021.html
http://www.php.net/release_4_4_1.php
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/14620
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15647
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/1511
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/2659
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/0789
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4320
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4502
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:735
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1496
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1659
http://securitytracker.com/id?1014744
http://secunia.com/advisories/17813
http://secunia.com/advisories/16502
http://secunia.com/advisories/16679
http://secunia.com/advisories/19072
http://secunia.com/advisories/19193
http://secunia.com/advisories/17252
http://secunia.com/advisories/19532
http://secunia.com/advisories/21522
http://secunia.com/advisories/22691
http://secunia.com/advisories/22875
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/604

Comment 1 Mark J. Cox 2008-01-29 09:38:07 UTC
See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=166335 for patch and more details

Comment 4 Vincent Danen 2010-12-22 02:40:20 UTC
This was addressed via:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (RHSA-2005:358 (exim))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (RHSA-2005:761 (pcre))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (RHSA-2005:761 (pcre))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (RHSA-2005:761 (pcre))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (RHSA-2006:0197 (python))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (RHSA-2006:0197 (python))
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (RHSA-2006:0197 (python))


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