DescriptionPerl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate the amount of memory needed for a compiled regular expression pattern when the (1) -x or (2) -i UTF-8 options change within the pattern, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (PCRE or glibc crash) via crafted regular expressions.
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 05:23:13 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:35 2022