Out-of-Bounds

Affecting pcre3 package, versions <2:8.35-7

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Overview

Heap-based buffer overflow in the find_fixedlength function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or obtain sensitive information from heap memory and possibly bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted regular expression with an excess closing parenthesis.

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CVSS Score

9.1
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    None
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    None
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H
CVE
CVE-2015-5073
CWE
CWE-119 CWE-200
Snyk ID
SNYK-DEBIAN9-PCRE3-345344
Disclosed
13 Dec, 2016
Published
13 Dec, 2016