DescriptionPerl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.2 does not properly count the number of named capturing subpatterns, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a regular expression with a large number of named subpatterns, which triggers a buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue was originally subsumed by CVE-2006-7224, but that CVE has been REJECTED and split.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
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SUSE Security Advisories:
- SUSE-SA:2007:062, published Fri, 23 Nov 2007 14:00:00 +0000
- SUSE-SA:2008:004, published Tue, 29 Jan 2008 13:00:00 +0000
SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:04:09 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 12:24:50 2023