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USN-570-1: boost vulnerabilities

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
01/17/2008
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/06/2013
Modified
07/09/2020

Description

The get_repeat_type function in basic_regex_creator.hpp in the Boost regex library (aka Boost.Regex) in Boost 1.33 and 1.34 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL dereference and crash) via an invalid regular expression.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libboost-regex1-33-1
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libboost-regex1-34-1

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