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HP-UX: CVE-2005-2491: Apache Integer Overflow in pcre_compile.c

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HP-UX: CVE-2005-2491: Apache Integer Overflow in pcre_compile.c

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/23/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/11/2017
Modified
09/12/2017

Description

Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2, as used in multiple products such as Python, Ethereal, and PHP, allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Solution(s)

  • hpux-apply-phss-34123
  • hpux-apply-phss-34163
  • hpux-cve-2005-2491

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