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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-6004: PCRE library: Denial of service

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-6004: PCRE library: Denial of service

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/16/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
05/28/2021

Description

The compile_bracket_matchingpath function in pcre_jit_compile.c in PCRE through 8.x before revision 1680 (e.g., the PHP 7.1.1 bundled version) allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted regular expression.

Solution(s)

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

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