Upstream information

CVE-2007-1661 at MITRE

Description

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 backtracks too far when matching certain input bytes against some regex patterns in non-UTF-8 mode, which allows context-dependent attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (crash), as demonstrated by the "\X?\d" and "\P{L}?\d" patterns.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 325921 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 649333 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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