Out-of-bounds Read Affecting pcre2 package, versions *

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  • published

    7 May 2022

  • disclosed

    16 May 2022

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Ubuntu:22.04 pcre2.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply to the upstream pcre2 package.

An out-of-bounds read vulnerability was discovered in the PCRE2 library in the get_recurse_data_length() function of the pcre2_jit_compile.c file. This issue affects recursions in JIT-compiled regular expressions caused by duplicate data transfers.