Uncontrolled Recursion Affecting pcre3 package, versions *


low

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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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 to the upstream pcre3 package.

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.