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LIN8-2213 : Security Advisory - pcre - CVE-2015-8392

Created: Dec 14, 2015    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Dec 23, 2015
Previous ID: LIN7-5311
Found In Version: 8.0
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Userspace


PCRE before 8.38 mishandles certain instances of the (?| substring, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (unintended recursion and buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror, a related issue to CVE-2015-8384 and CVE-2015-8395.

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