Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
Tavis Ormandy and Will Drewry discovered multiple flaws in the regular
expression handling of PCRE. By tricking a user or service into
running specially crafted expressions via applications linked against
libpcre3, a remote attacker could crash the application, monopolize
CPU resources, or possibly execute arbitrary code with the
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 28359 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2007-1659CVE-2007-1660CVE-2007-1661CVE-2007-1662CVE-2007-4766CVE-2007-4767CVE-2007-4768
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