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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.

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