Moderate

CVE-2015-8393 - Information Leak / Disclosure vulnerability in multiple products

Publication: 2015-12-02
Summary

pcregrep in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the -q option for binary files, which might allow remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted file, as demonstrated by a CGI script that sends stdout data to a client.

Classification
CWE-200: Information Leak / Disclosure

Risk level (CVSS 5)

Moderate

5.0

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Pcre Perl Compatible Regular Expression Library 8.37
  • Fedoraproject Fedora 22