Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:01:22 -0500 (EST) From: cve-assign@...re.org To: Jim Meyering <jim@...ering.net> cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, cve-assign@...re.org Subject: Re: CVE request: grep heap buffer overrun > Invoking grep with a carefully crafted combination of input and regexp > can cause a segfault and/or reading from uninitialized memory. > > Here's how it evolved: http://bugs.gnu.org/19563 > Here's the upstream fix: > http://git.sv.gnu.org/cgit/grep.git/commit/?id=83a95bd8c8561875b948cadd417c653dbe7ef2e2 > > This is particularly relevant for those who do not exec grep directly, > but rather embed parts of grep in another tool. Use CVE-2015-1345. --- CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority M/S M300 202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA [ PGP key available through http://cve.mitre.org/cve/request_id.html ]
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