Vulnerability: CVE-2015-2325

The compile_branch function in PCRE before 8.37 allows context-dependent attackers to compile incorrect code, cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap read and crash), or possibly have other unspecified impact via a regular expression with a group containing a forward reference repeated a large number of times within a repeated outer group that has a zero minimum quantifier.


https://www.pcre.org/original/changelog.txt
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-05/msg00014.html
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1591
https://fortiguard.com/zeroday/FG-VD-15-015
https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-2325


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