Out-of-Bounds Affecting pcre3 package, versions <7.6-2.1



    Attack Complexity Low

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.36% (73rd percentile)
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7.3 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-PCRE3-345494
  • published 7 Jul 2008
  • disclosed 7 Jul 2008

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 pcre3 to version 7.6-2.1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream pcre3 package and not the pcre3 package as distributed by Debian. See How to fix? for Debian:10 relevant fixed versions and status.

Heap-based buffer overflow in pcre_compile.c in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library 7.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that begins with an option and contains multiple branches.