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Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2 as used in multiple products such as Python Ethereal and PHP allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11516

Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2 as used in multiple products such as Python Ethereal and PHP allows attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular expressions which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-2491
Product(s):