DescriptionPerl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via regex patterns containing unmatched "\Q\E" sequences with orphan "\E" codes.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- 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-SR:2007:025, published Wed, 05 Dec 2007 12:00:00 +0000
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