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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8390: pcre: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2015-8390: pcre: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/02/2015
Created
12/18/2019
Added
11/08/2019
Modified
11/08/2019

Description

PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the [: and \\ substrings in character classes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (uninitialized memory read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-pcre

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