Improper Input Validation Affecting pcre3 package, versions <6.7-1


0.0
medium

Snyk CVSS

    Attack Complexity Low
    User Interaction Required
NVD  medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN10-PCRE3-345557
  • published 3 Dec 2007
  • disclosed 3 Dec 2007

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:10 pcre3 to version 6.7-1 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 6.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (error or crash) via a regular expression that involves a "malformed POSIX character class", as demonstrated via an invalid character after a [[ sequence.