CVE-2019-20454

high

Description

An out-of-bounds read was discovered in PCRE before 10.34 when the pattern \X is JIT compiled and used to match specially crafted subjects in non-UTF mode. Applications that use PCRE to parse untrusted input may be vulnerable to this flaw, which would allow an attacker to crash the application. The flaw occurs in do_extuni_no_utf in pcre2_jit_compile.c.

References

https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=78338

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1735494

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2023/03/msg00014.html

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce%40lists.fedoraproject.org/message/OQRAHYHLRNMBTPR3KXVM27NSZP3KTOPI/

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202006-16

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2020-02-14

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Severity: Medium

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Severity: High