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pcre -- stack buffer overflow

Affected packages
pcre < 8.38
pcre2 < 10.20_1


VuXML ID 7033b42d-ef09-11e5-b766-14dae9d210b8
Discovery 2016-02-09
Entry 2016-03-21
Modified 2016-03-21

Philip Hazel reports:

PCRE does not validate that handling the (*ACCEPT) verb will occur within the bounds of the cworkspace stack buffer, leading to a stack buffer overflow.


CVE Name CVE-2016-3191