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Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 13:19:22 +0100
From: Jakub Wilk <>
Subject: Re: Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE

>3. The pattern in question for CVE-2015-3210, i.e., the 
>/^(?P=B)((?P=B)(?J:(?P<B>c)(?P<B>a(?P=B)))>WGXCREDITS)/ pattern, 
>doesn't have any instances of something like \1 or \g that are commonly 
>used for a back reference.

(?P=foo) is the Python syntax for backreference, which is supported by 

Jakub Wilk

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