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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-2325): PCRE vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: (Multiple Advisories) (CVE-2015-2325): PCRE vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/29/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/04/2016
Modified
07/08/2020

Description

The compile_branch function in PCRE before 8.37 allows context-dependent attackers to compile incorrect code, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash), or possibly have other unspecified impact via a regular expression with a group containing a forward reference repeated a large number of times within a repeated outer group that has a zero minimum quantifier.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libpcre3

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