A vulnerability has been reported in PCRE, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an integer overflow in pcre_compile.c when handling the minimum quantifier of a parenthesized subpattern. This can lead to memory corruption and can potentially be exploited for code execution via a specially crafted regular expression.
Solution: Update to version 6.2 or later.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by vendor.
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