Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 reads past the end of the string when searching for unmatched brackets and parentheses, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash), possibly involving forward references.
Publish Date : 2007-11-07 Last Update Date : 2017-07-28
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify
a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions
if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.