CVE-2018-20796

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) through 2.29, check_dst_limits_calc_pos_1 in posix/regexec.c has Uncontrolled Recursion, as demonstrated by '(\227|)(\\1\\1|t1|\\\2537)+' in grep.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-855 glibc 2.29-1 High Vulnerable
References
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-gnulib/2019-01/msg00108.html
https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=34141