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computer vulnerability note CVE-2015-2325

PCRE: buffer overflow of compile_branch

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow in compile_branch of PCRE, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
Vulnerable software: BIG-IP Hardware, TMOS, MongoDB Server, openSUSE, openSUSE Leap, PHP, RHEL, Slackware, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES, Synology DS***, Synology RS***, Ubuntu.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 12/05/2015.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2015-AVI-265, CVE-2015-2325, openSUSE-SU-2015:0858-1, openSUSE-SU-2015:1216-1, openSUSE-SU-2016:3099-1, RHSA-2016:2750-01, SERVER-18312, SOL16983, SSA:2015-162-02, SSA:2015-198-02, SUSE-SU-2015:1273-1, USN-2694-1, USN-2943-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-16879.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow in compile_branch of PCRE, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
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