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An issue was discovered in Oniguruma 6.2.0, as used in Oniguruma-mod in Ruby through 2.4.1 and mbstring in PHP through 7.1.5. A SIGSEGV occurs in left_adjust_char_head() during regular expression compilation. Invalid handling of reg->dmax in forward_search_range() could result in an invalid pointer dereference, normally as an immediate denial-of-service condition.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: May 24, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Jun 2, 2017

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