Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 815214
ovector buffer overflow in pcre_exec if back-references are greater then ovector and they are not used
Last modified: 2012-05-26 02:48:57 EDT
There is a buffer overflow (http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1236) in
pcre >= 8.13, fixed in upstream:
r963 | ph10 | 2012-04-21 20:06:31 +0200 (So, 21 dub 2012) | 3 lines
Fix ovector overrun when backreferences need temporary memory and the highest
block is not used.
F18--17 are affected, older Fedoras are clean.
Fixed as pcre-8.30-5.fc18 in F18.
pcre-8.21-5.fc17 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 17.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 17 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing pcre-8.21-5.fc17'
as soon as you are able to.
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pcre-8.21-5.fc17 has been pushed to the Fedora 17 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.