boost vulnerabilities

2008-01-16T00:00:00
ID USN-570-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2008-01-16T00:00:00

Description

Will Drewry and Tavis Ormandy discovered that the boost library
did not properly perform input validation on regular expressions.
An attacker could send a specially crafted regular expression to
an application linked against boost and cause a denial of service
via application crash.