Out-of-Bounds Affecting pcre3 package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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5.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-PCRE3-525075
  • published 27 Jun 2018
  • disclosed 21 Mar 2019

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 pcre3.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream pcre3 package.

** DISPUTED ** In PCRE 8.41, after compiling, a pcretest load test PoC produces a crash overflow in the function match() in pcre_exec.c because of a self-recursive call. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this report, noting that there are options that can be used to limit the amount of stack that is used.