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Ubuntu: USN-2943-1 (CVE-2014-9769): PCRE vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-2943-1 (CVE-2014-9769): PCRE vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
03/28/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/18/2016
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

pcre_jit_compile.c in PCRE 8.35 does not properly use table jumps to optimize nested alternatives, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted string, as demonstrated by packets encountered by Suricata during use of a regular expression in an Emerging Threats Open ruleset.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpcre3

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