Upstream information

CVE-2007-1662 at MITRE

Description

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 reads past the end of the string when searching for unmatched brackets and parentheses, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), possibly involving forward references.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 325921 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 649333 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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