CVE-2019-5155

Source
Severity High
Remote No
Type Denial of service
Description
In the GNU C Library (aka glibc or libc6) before 2.28, parse_reg_exp in posix/regcomp.c misparses alternatives, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service (assertion failure and application exit) or trigger an incorrect result by attempting a regular-expression match.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-855 glibc 2.29-1 High Vulnerable
References
https://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=21513
http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/gnulib.git/commit/?id=5513b40999149090987a0341c018d05d3eea1272