Upstream information

CVE-2017-9729 at MITRE

Description

In uClibc 0.9.33.2, there is stack exhaustion (uncontrolled recursion) in the check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 function in misc/regex/regexec.c when processing a crafted regular expression.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.96
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
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1044858

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