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Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:01:22 -0500 (EST)
To: Jim Meyering <>
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:
> Here's the upstream fix:
> 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.


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