CVE-2017-9229

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-05-23
CWE:
CWE-787
Bugzilla:
1466746: CVE-2017-9229 oniguruma: Invalid pointer dereference in left_adjust_char_head()

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An issue was discovered in Oniguruma 6.2.0, as used in Oniguruma-mod in Ruby through 2.4.1 and mbstring in PHP through 7.1.5. A SIGSEGV occurs in left_adjust_char_head() during regular expression compilation. Invalid handling of reg->dmax in forward_search_range() could result in an invalid pointer dereference, normally as an immediate denial-of-service condition.

Find out more about CVE-2017-9229 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (rh-php70-php) RHSA-2018:1296 2018-05-03
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (rh-php70-php) RHSA-2018:1296 2018-05-03

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1 ruby193-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby23-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby22-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-ruby24-ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Software Collections for Red Hat Enterprise Linux rh-php56-php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 oniguruma Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 ruby Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php53 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 php Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ruby Will not fix

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