CVE-2006-7230

NameCVE-2006-7230
DescriptionPerl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.0 does not properly calculate the amount of memory needed for a compiled regular expression pattern when the (1) -x or (2) -i UTF-8 options change within the pattern, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (PCRE or glibc crash) via crafted regular expressions.
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ReferencesDSA-1570-1
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
pcre3 (PTS)stretch2:8.39-3fixed
buster2:8.39-12fixed
bookworm, sid, bullseye2:8.39-13fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
kazehakasesourceetch0.4.2-1etch1DSA-1570-1
kazehakasesource(unstable)0.5.2-1
pcre3sourcesarge4.5+7.4-1
pcre3sourceetch6.7+7.4-2
pcre3source(unstable)7.0-1

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