DescriptionThe gnu regular expression code in file 4.20 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a crafted document with a large number of line feed characters, which is not well handled by OS/2 REXX regular expressions that use wildcards, as originally reported for AMaViS.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
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SUSE Timeline for this CVECVE page created: Fri Jun 28 03:06:48 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 7 12:45:36 2022