Uncontrolled Recursion Affecting pcre3 package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.37% (72nd percentile)
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NVD
7.5 high
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Red Hat
3.3 low

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-PCRE3-345502
  • published 11 Jul 2017
  • disclosed 11 Jul 2017

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:10 pcre3.

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.

In PCRE 8.41, the OP_KETRMAX feature in the match function in pcre_exec.c allows stack exhaustion (uncontrolled recursion) when processing a crafted regular expression.