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LIN6-10629 : Security Advisory - pcre - CVE-2015-8389

Created: Dec 14, 2015    Updated: Apr 7, 2020
Resolved Date: Jan 24, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 6
Component/s: Userspace


PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the /(?:|a|){100}x/ pattern and related patterns, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite recursion) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.

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