A vulnerability has been reported in PCRE, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or compromise an application using the library.
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when processing character classes and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow via an overly long character class with codepoints greater than 255.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 7.6.
Solution: Update to version 7.6.
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
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Subject: PCRE Character Class Buffer Overflow
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