CVE-2019-6293

2019-01-15T00:29:00
ID CVE-2019-6293
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2020-08-24T17:37:00

Description

An issue was discovered in the function mark_beginning_as_normal in nfa.c in flex 2.6.4. There is a stack exhaustion problem caused by the mark_beginning_as_normal function making recursive calls to itself in certain scenarios involving lots of '*' characters. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service.