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Date: Tue, 4 Aug 2015 11:58:03 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: Information disclosure in pcre

On 08/04/2015 11:51 AM, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> Hi All,
> It was reported that pcre_exec in PHP pcre extenstion partially
> initialize a buffer when an invalid regex is processed, which can lead
> to an arbitrary code execution.
This should have been "which can lead to information disclosure"


> This patch has been committed upstream via:
> And is a part of upstream release pcre-8.37
> This was initially reported by ZDI (ZDI-CAN-2547), but it seems there
> was no follow-up.
> Can a CVE id be please assigned to this issue?

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Product Security Team

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