Bug 1500717 (CVE-2017-8786) - CVE-2017-8786 pcre2: Heap-based buffer overflow in pcre2test.c
Summary: CVE-2017-8786 pcre2: Heap-based buffer overflow in pcre2test.c
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-8786
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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low
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1500718 1500719
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-10-11 11:27 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:24 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: pcre2 10.30
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Last Closed: 2019-06-08 03:29:08 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-10-11 11:27:29 UTC
pcre2test.c in PCRE2 10.23 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression.

Upstream issue:

https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=2079

Upstream patches:

https://vcs.pcre.org/pcre2?view=revision&revision=696
https://vcs.pcre.org/pcre2?view=revision&revision=697

References:

https://blogs.gentoo.org/ago/2017/04/29/libpcre-heap-based-buffer-overflow-write-in-pcre2test-c/

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-10-11 11:27:54 UTC
Created mingw-pcre2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-26 [bug 1500718]


Created pcre2 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1500719]


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