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FS#42860 - [pcre] Heap overflow in <= 8.36

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Remi Gacogne (rgacogne) - Thursday, 20 November 2014, 15:51 GMT
Last edited by Sébastien Luttringer (seblu) - Friday, 21 November 2014, 22:58 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Security
Status Closed
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


A heap overflow has been found [1] in PCRE <= 8.36. There is no release planned before several months [2], so I think we may want to backport the patch [3] from upstream.

There has been no CVE assigned yet, I will update this when one have been.

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Closed by  Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Friday, 21 November 2014, 22:58 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  pcre-8.36-2