CVE-2008-1026

NameCVE-2008-1026
DescriptionInteger overflow in the PCRE regular expression compiler (JavaScriptCore/pcre/pcre_compile.cpp) in Apple WebKit, as used in Safari before 3.1.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression with large, nested repetition counts, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qt4-x11 (PTS)stretch4:4.8.7+dfsg-11fixed
stretch (security)4:4.8.7+dfsg-11+deb9u1fixed
buster4:4.8.7+dfsg-18+deb10u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qt4-x11source(unstable)(not affected)
webkitsource(unstable)0~svn31841-1

Notes

- qt4-x11 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present referring to upstream)
for qt, referring to upstream this only applies to optimized code in safari 3.1
branch and qt 4.4 is based on safari 3.0

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