Upstream information

CVE-2014-9769 at MITRE

Description

pcre_jit_compile.c in PCRE 8.35 does not properly use table jumps to optimize nested alternatives, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted string, as demonstrated by packets encountered by Suricata during use of a regular expression in an Emerging Threats Open ruleset.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 973012 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP4 pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 GA pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP1 pcre Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 GA pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability 12 SP1 pcre Affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 GA pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 12 SP1 pcre Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4 pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 pcre Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 GA pcre Not affected
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12 SP1 pcre Unsupported