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CVE-2019-9192

Published: 26 February 2019

** DISPUTED ** In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(|)(\\1\\1)*' in grep, a different issue than CVE-2018-20796. NOTE: the software maintainer disputes that this is a vulnerability because the behavior occurs only with a crafted pattern.

Priority

Negligible

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

Package Release Status
eglibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

cosmic Does not exist

disco Does not exist

eoan Does not exist

focal Does not exist

precise Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

cosmic Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
disco Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
eoan Not vulnerable

focal Not vulnerable

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Not vulnerable

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
upstream does not consider this to be a security issue, per
https://sourceware.org/glibc/wiki/Security%20Exceptions

as of 2019-07-29, no fix available
This issue has been disputed, marking as not-affected

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