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Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:58:03 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Information disclosure in pcre

On 08/04/2015 11:51 AM, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> It was reported that pcre_exec in PHP pcre extenstion partially
> initialize a buffer when an invalid regex is processed, which can lead
> to an arbitrary code execution.
> 
This should have been "which can lead to information disclosure"

Reference:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1187225


> https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1537
> 
> This patch has been committed upstream via:
> http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/pcre_exec.c?r1=1502&r2=1510
> 
> And is a part of upstream release pcre-8.37
> 
> This was initially reported by ZDI (ZDI-CAN-2547), but it seems there
> was no follow-up.
> 
> Can a CVE id be please assigned to this issue?
> 


-- 
Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Product Security Team

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