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Author: Philip Hazel
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Subject: [pcre-dev] [Bug 1236] Potential buffer overflow of ovector in pcre_exec()
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http://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1236




--- Comment #6 from Philip Hazel <ph10@???> 2012-04-21 21:38:12 ---
On Sat, 21 Apr 2012, Todd Wease wrote:

> Another question: Was the problem introduced in the current 8.30 release or
> has it been lying dormant in past releases? Thanks.


I've searched the ChangeLog but cannot find an item specifically related
to the bit of bad code. However, item 8.13/30 describes a test for
checking that it works, so perhaps the bug was introduced at 8.13. The
only way to know for sure would be to look through old sources.

Philip


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