Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
USN-624-1 fixed a vulnerability in PCRE. This update provides the
corresponding update for Erlang.
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the PCRE library did not correctly
handle certain in-pattern options. An attacker could cause
applications linked against pcre3 to crash, leading to a denial of
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 45473 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2371