DescriptionInteger overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression containing a large number of named subpatterns (name_count) or long subpattern names (max_name_size), 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.
|National Vulnerability Database|
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 05:23:12 2013
CVE page last modified: Mon Feb 13 12:25:04 2023