pcre -- arbitrary code execution

2007-11-05T00:00:00
ID BFD6EEF4-8C94-11DC-8C55-001C2514716C
Type freebsd
Reporter FreeBSD
Modified 2007-11-05T00:00:00

Description

Debian project reports:

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team has discovered several security issues in PCRE, the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression library, which potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by compiling specially crafted regular expressions.