CVE-2015-8382

NameCVE-2015-8382
DescriptionThe match function in pcre_exec.c in PCRE before 8.37 mishandles the /(?:((abcd))|(((?:(?:(?:(?:abc|(?:abcdef))))b)abcdefghi)abc)|((*ACCEPT)))/ pattern and related patterns involving (*ACCEPT), which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory or cause a denial of service (partially initialized memory and application crash) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror, aka ZDI-CAN-2547.
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Debian Bugs794589

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pcre3 (PTS)stretch2:8.39-3fixed
buster2:8.39-12fixed
bullseye2:8.39-13fixed
bookworm, sid2:8.39-14fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
pcre3sourcejessie2:8.35-3.3+deb8u2
pcre3source(unstable)2:8.35-7.2794589

Notes

[wheezy] - pcre3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[squeeze] - pcre3 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/pcre_exec.c?r1=1502&r2=1510
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1537
Fixed upstream in upstream release pcre-8.37
https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/08/04/2

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