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Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2015 06:00:23 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: wengx522@...il.com
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: PCRE Library Heap Overflow Vulnerability in find_fixedlength()

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> PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Heap Overflow.
> During subpattern calculation of a malformed regular expression, an offset
> that is used as an array index is fully controlled and can be large enough
> so that unexpected heap memory regions are accessed.
> One could at least exploit this issue to read objects nearby of the
> affected application's memory.
> 
> https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1651

>> The important thing was the excess closing parenthesis.
>> 
>> pcre_compile.c
>> 
>> -if (cd->check_lookbehind)
>> +if (errorcode == 0 && cd->check_lookbehind)

Use CVE-2015-5073.

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