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- Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-GLIBC-521199
- published 26 Feb 2019
- disclosed 26 Feb 2019
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream
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How to fix? for
Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(|)(\1\1)*' in grep, a different issue than CVE-2018-20796. NOTE: the software maintainer disputes that this is a vulnerability because the behavior occurs only with a crafted pattern