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- Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-PCRE3-345389
- published 27 Jun 2018
- disclosed 14 Jan 2020
How to fix?
pcre3 to version 2:8.35-7.2 or higher.
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
pcre3 package and not the
pcre3 package as distributed by
How to fix? for
Debian:10 relevant fixed versions and status.
The compile_branch function in PCRE before 8.37 allows context-dependent attackers to compile incorrect code, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash), or possibly have other unspecified impact via a regular expression with a group containing a forward reference repeated a large number of times within a repeated outer group that has a zero minimum quantifier.