Ubuntu: PCRE vulnerability

    Date21 Feb 2008
    CategoryUbuntu
    5856
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    It was discovered that PCRE did not correctly handle very long strings containing UTF8 sequences. In certain situations, an attacker could exploit applications linked against PCRE by tricking a user or automated system in processing a malicious regular expression leading to a denial of service or possibly arbitrary code execution.
    =========================================================== 
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-581-1          February 21, 2008
    pcre3 vulnerability
    CVE-2008-0674
    ===========================================================
    
    A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
    
    Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
    Ubuntu 6.10
    Ubuntu 7.04
    Ubuntu 7.10
    
    This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
    Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
    
    The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
    following package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
      libpcre3                        7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2
    
    Ubuntu 6.10:
      libpcre3                        7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2
    
    Ubuntu 7.04:
      libpcre3                        7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2
    
    Ubuntu 7.10:
      libpcre3                        7.4-0ubuntu0.7.10.2
    
    After a standard system upgrade you need to reboot your computer to
    effect the necessary changes.
    
    Details follow:
    
    It was discovered that PCRE did not correctly handle very long strings
    containing UTF8 sequences.  In certain situations, an attacker could
    exploit applications linked against PCRE by tricking a user or automated
    system in processing a malicious regular expression leading to a denial
    of service or possibly arbitrary code execution.
    
    
    Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/pcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5:    85474 a26fd1f612736924ca75f5ed3eff1110
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          Size/MD5:      619 19e32becc5643dd9f840db767d2df3e1
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          Size/MD5:  1106897 de886b22cddc8eaf620a421d3041ee0b
    
      Architecture independent packages:
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pgrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_all.deb
          Size/MD5:      770 2aaddc4022b1274d5e23d0944b5add3e
    
      amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:   254882 ce810152d7ce84c914dde8ddd83ee3da
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          Size/MD5:   198662 204ae1da2eeecf5637259e62995f161d
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    90258 5863807c7290cc84252bb4d1a068da21
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    20344 f79fa8e9db880efac499b85d500b0229
    
      i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:   246520 64c77daa56fe6cd715fca17740afb1a7
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          Size/MD5:   194138 7d22404b34330e7c7d1fe069a6a99feb
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          Size/MD5:    88578 d5d1a1e5b46c75d5354e4ba743232266
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      powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_powerpc.deb
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          Size/MD5:    21360 2156110f2dcff84d2028803a7f14cdec
    
      sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.2_sparc.deb
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          Size/MD5:    19582 30bedd0dbc84b42613d303709404cfc4
    
    Updated packages for Ubuntu 6.10:
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/pcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5:    85863 f1496e16dd7bb1e3534a9b37a851c92a
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          Size/MD5:      612 dc58861573c8e05c78bda7adcc3d8ff1
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          Size/MD5:  1106897 de886b22cddc8eaf620a421d3041ee0b
    
      amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:   255286 b1e2b774173e6a42830f4a45abd028c9
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          Size/MD5:   198588 ab71e507ed730d488d477b7262de120d
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    91090 ba3111fd00286594c8ef771de322a065
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    20384 8f2d1367d7f6d0e1eb49b0ee810756b9
    
      i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:   251014 9a47c65caaf8576c1bb08ce2ec2a5002
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:   197652 604a7b718c646bc8452a76d3ad65ab9c
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:    89960 184f8d5bbc8cdbb06f0b3dd326306392
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:    19426 318423c3d11dd5b39a1a2456ebb1ed09
    
      powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5:   257680 b4ead2f7839bc8edbb57ae125e0d43f4
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5:   198332 bc96bb4e897f2d49d2ac7bea9f29955e
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5:    92110 e2b620b1829c35cfcf824704dd1894be
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5:    21516 dde642344ae473d596d4c2d8ce0f6d99
    
      sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5:   252384 80bc2708040809e6f779a5225f66ee0d
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5:   198850 5bb5fa3acaaa64c4ea9522d2557304e6
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5:    88872 dd4a7815f6ea5a5d4661039ae1233c35
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5:    20040 1905d94a295212963f2fe06c5d31a8fa
    
    Updated packages for Ubuntu 7.04:
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/pcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5:    85711 aa9d5e68250f9054e3f6d185c5ae2cfc
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          Size/MD5:      696 259223fa8652218fe4dd4f89a7bc1a6b
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/pcre3_7.4.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5:  1106897 de886b22cddc8eaf620a421d3041ee0b
    
      amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:   255264 6ec1855e80a40d759a6e165c48b6e684
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          Size/MD5:   199016 eb1740484bb7a64b744b02158bb20569
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    91568 da28c10e85d93d87890a97302e702567
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_amd64.deb
          Size/MD5:    20462 848416b8f428b2671857b64821689681
    
      i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:   250996 8fd77803b31ac1ac90869d6a03308678
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:   198074 fb3a7b70d7d5a04e038180c874a248f9
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcrecpp0_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:    91226 5fa46c245d43c8adf8b59690eebc23c1
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/universe/p/pcre3/pcregrep_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5:    19532 10072390ae05e81df6c4e21cf4b3bc59
    
      powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5:   257614 3169f6b6702a41a66b45708025f30976
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          Size/MD5:   201870 65dfdd99ac33ae438f31aabf7a7e8871
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          Size/MD5:    94428 054ca3f3c5669a5f1e83d4c113232c6f
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          Size/MD5:    22688 b78f365e84669bae8782a0272703f846
    
      sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.2_sparc.deb
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    Updated packages for Ubuntu 7.10:
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/pcre3_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.10.2.diff.gz
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      amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon):
    
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      i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD):
    
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      powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5):
    
        http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/pcre3/libpcre3-dev_7.4-0ubuntu0.7.10.2_powerpc.deb
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      sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC):
    
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