Out-of-Bounds

Affecting pcre3 package, versions *

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Overview

** DISPUTED ** In PCRE 8.41, after compiling, a pcretest load test PoC produces a crash overflow in the function match() in pcre_exec.c because of a self-recursive call. NOTE: third parties dispute the relevance of this report, noting that there are options that can be used to limit the amount of stack that is used.

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CVSS Score

5.5
medium severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    Low
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    None
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2017-16231
CWE
CWE-119
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN8-PCRE3-345528
Disclosed
21 Mar, 2019
Published
27 Jun, 2018