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Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 10:15:39 +0100
From: Adam Maris <>
Subject: CVE request: Heap buffer overflow in pcretest

Heap-based buffer overread caused by specially crafted input triggering
infinite loop in pcretest.c was found affecting pcre 8.38. pcretest went
into loop if global matching was requested with an ovector size less than 2.

Upstream bug:

Upstream fix:


Adam Mariš, Red Hat Product Security
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