Published: 01 June 2015
Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE 8.34 through 8.37 and PCRE2 10.10 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by /^(?P=B)((?P=B)(?J:(?P<B>c)(?P<B>a(?P=B)))>WGXCREDITS)/, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-8384.
CVSS 3 base score: 9.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
|Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr)||
"A number of such bugs have recently been discovered by fuzzers", it might be a good idea to trawl the source repo for more such fixes.
Debian claims introduced in http://vcs.pcre.org/pcre?view=revision&revision=1361 was supposed to be fixed in wily (2:8.35-7ubuntu2) but got reverted in (2:8.35-7ubuntu5) by mistake CVE-2015-2325_CVE-2015-2326_CVE-2015-3210_CVE-2015-5073.patch in jessie