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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5073: libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2015-5073: libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the find_fixedlength function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or obtain sensitive information from heap memory and possibly bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted regular expression with an excess closing parenthesis.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-dev-libs-libpcre

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