Out-of-Bounds

Affecting pcre3 package, versions *

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Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the pcre32_copy_substring function in pcre_get.c in libpcre1 in PCRE 8.40 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (WRITE of size 268) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

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CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-7246
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-PCRE3-345351
Disclosed
23 Mar, 2017
Published
23 Mar, 2017