Out-of-Bounds Affecting pcre3 package, versions <6.2-1


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-PCRE3-345514
  • published 31 Dec 2005
  • disclosed 31 Dec 2005

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 pcre3 to version 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:10. See How to fix? for Debian:10 relevant fixed versions and status.

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.2 does not properly count the number of named capturing subpatterns, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a regular expression with a large number of named subpatterns, which triggers a buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue was originally subsumed by CVE-2006-7224, but that CVE has been REJECTED and split.