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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-3217) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-3217) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

Description

PCRE 7.8 and 8.32 through 8.37, and PCRE2 10.10 mishandle group empty matches, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack-based buffer overflow) via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by /^(?:(?(1)\\.|([^\\\\W_])?)+)+$/.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-tools

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