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<glsa id="201502-14">
<title>grep: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in grep could result in Denial of Service. </synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">grep,dos</product>
<announced>February 25, 2015</announced>
<revised>February 25, 2015: 1</revised>
<package name="sys-apps/grep" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.21-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.21-r1</vulnerable>
<p>grep is the GNU regular expression matcher.</p>
<p>A heap buffer overrun has been fixed in the bmexec_trans function in
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local user can cause Denial of Service.</p>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
<p>All grep users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=sys-apps/grep-2.21-r1"
<uri link="">CVE-2015-1345</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:32:56 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:22:12 +0000">K_F</metadata>