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Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:00:38 +0100
From: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de>
To: Fabian Keil <freebsd-listen@...iankeil.de>
Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE

On Tue, 24 Nov 2015 12:57:09 +0100
Fabian Keil <freebsd-listen@...iankeil.de> wrote:

> The last sentence seems overly broad to me as many (most?)
> applications use trusted PCRE patterns (that get parsed and executed)
> to parse untrusted input.
> 
> For this use case the issues above don't seem to require immediate
> action.

True.
I changed the wording to better reflect that.

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