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CVE-2007-1662

Published: 7 November 2007

Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 reads past the end of the string when searching for unmatched brackets and parentheses, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), possibly involving forward references.

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
pcre3
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (7.4-0ubuntu0.6.06.1)
edgy
Released (7.4-0ubuntu0.6.10.1)
feisty
Released (7.4-0ubuntu0.7.04.1)
gutsy
Released (7.4-0ubuntu0.7.10.1)
upstream
Released (7.3)