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Numeric Errors

CVE-2006-7227

Severity Medium
Score 6.8/10

Summary

Integer overflow in Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 6.7 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression containing a large number of named subpatterns (name_count) or long subpattern names (max_name_size), which triggers a buffer overflow. NOTE: this issue was originally subsumed by CVE-2006-7224, but that CVE has been REJECTED and split.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-189 - Numeric Errors

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper calculation or conversion of numbers.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published