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glibc: denial of service

Package(s):glibc CVE #(s):CVE-2013-0242
Created:April 1, 2013 Updated:June 3, 2013
Description: From the CVE entry:

Buffer overflow in the extend_buffers function in the regular expression matcher (posix/regexec.c) in glibc, possibly 2.17 and earlier, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and crash) via crafted multibyte characters.

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