CVE Reference: CVE-2008-2371

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-2371

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in pcre_compile.c in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library 7.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that begins with an option and contains multiple branches.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-624-2
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-628-1
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-624-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-07/msg00001.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA35074
  Secunia Advisory: SA35650
  Secunia Advisory: SA39300
  Secunia Advisory: SA32746
  Secunia Advisory: SA30916
  Secunia Advisory: SA30944
  Secunia Advisory: SA30958
  Secunia Advisory: SA30961
  Secunia Advisory: SA30945
  Secunia Advisory: SA30972
  Secunia Advisory: SA30967
  Secunia Advisory: SA30990
  Secunia Advisory: SA31200
  Secunia Advisory: SA32222
  Secunia Advisory: SA32454

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:023
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:147

HP
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=125631037611762&w=2
  http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=124654546101607&w=2

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200811-05.xml
  http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200807-03.xml

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1602

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
  http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0305
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216
  http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/glib/2.16/glib-2.16.4.changes
  http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=228091

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497828/100/0/threaded

BID
  30087
  31681

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html


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