[Buildroot] [2020.02.x] package/pcre: security bump to 8.44
peter at korsgaard.com
Wed Jul 22 21:09:26 UTC 2020
>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com> writes:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2020 at 3:09 PM Thomas Petazzoni
> <thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:40:08 -0500
>> Matt Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
>> > * 0001-Kill-compatibility-bits.patch had a bugfix for the lcc
>> > compiler (https://vcs.pcre.org/pcre/code/trunk/pcrecpp.cc?r1=1735&r2=1752&pathrev=1763)
>> > * License file updated copyright date
>> > Signed-off-by: Matthew Weber <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com>
>> There is already a bump to 8.44 in master. Why do you send a separate
>> patch doing the same thing, but for 2020.02.x ?
> Agree, not needed. I realized this afterwards.
>> I think in this kind of case, we should instead reply to the commit
>> e-mail, and ask Peter to backport it to 2020.02.x.
> I just checked and it was old enough that I don't have the original
> commit email.
>> However, you label it as a security bump, without saying which
>> vulnerability is being fixed. The original version bump commit did not
>> label it as a security bump.
> Agree, should have included:
> libpcre in PCRE before 8.44 allows an integer overflow via a large
> number after a (?C substring.
Committed to 2020.02.x with a reference to that CVE, thanks.
Bye, Peter Korsgaard
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