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Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:40:19 +1100
From: Murray McAllister <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: heap buffer overflow in PCRE

On 11/21/2014 01:43 AM, Vasyl Kaigorodov wrote:
> Hello,
> Heap buffer overflow issue was reported [1] in PCRE when processing a
> specially crafted regular expression.
> Upstream patch for this:
> The next upstream release that will contain the above fix is likely to
> be around Feb/Mar next year (2015).
> Additional references:
> [1]:
> [2]:
> Can a CVE be assigned to this please?
> Thanks.


If it was not already seen, 
has "If you can, please reference CVE-2014-8964 as a CVE for this 
potential security

I do not know who assigned it.


Murray McAllister / Red Hat Product Security

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