The pcre_exec function in pcre_exec.c in PCRE before 8.38 mishandles a
// pattern with a \01 string, which allows remote attackers to cause a
denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have
unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as
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MLIST:[oss-security] 20151128 Re: Heap Overflow in PCRE
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