PCRE is used by IBM Netezza SQL Extensions Toolkit. IBM Netezza SQL Extensions Toolkit has addressed the applicable CVE by upgrading PCRE to latest version 8.44.
DESCRIPTION: PCRE could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an integer overflow in libpcre. By sending a request with a large number, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/183499 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
|IBM Netezza SQL Extensions Toolkit||18.104.22.168 and below|
|IBM Netezza SQL Extensions Toolkit||22.214.171.124||Link to Fix Central|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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04 Jan 2020: Original Publication
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04 January 2021