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From: Aurelien Jarno <>
Cc: Aurelien Jarno <>
Subject: [2.28 COMMITTED] Record CVE-2019-9169 in NEWS and ChangeLog [BZ #24114]
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2019 00:00:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

(cherry picked from commit b626c5aa5d0673a9caa48fb79fba8bda237e6fa8)
 ChangeLog | 1 +
 NEWS      | 4 ++++
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+)

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 0ef60fa5ac5..5667d9262bc 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
 2019-01-31  Paul Eggert  <>
+	CVE-2019-9169
 	regex: fix read overrun [BZ #24114]
 	Problem found by AddressSanitizer, reported by Hongxu Chen in:
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 11d9af739c3..f4981a16f08 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -76,6 +76,10 @@ Security related changes:
   CVE-2016-10739: The getaddrinfo function could successfully parse IPv4
   addresses with arbitrary trailing characters, potentially leading to data
   or command injection issues in applications.
+  CVE-2019-9169: Attempted case-insensitive regular-expression match
+  via proceed_next_node in posix/regexec.c leads to heap-based buffer
+  over-read.  Reported by Hongxu Chen.
 Version 2.28

      reply	other threads:[~2019-03-17  8:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-01-01  0:00 [2.28 COMMITTED] regex: fix read overrun " Aurelien Jarno
2019-01-01  0:00 ` Aurelien Jarno [this message]

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