Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : apache2 (MDKSA-2005:155)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Integer overflow in pcre_compile.c in Perl Compatible Regular
Expressions (PCRE) before 6.2, as used in multiple products, allows
attackers to execute arbitrary code via quantifier values in regular
expressions, which leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

The apache2 packages, as shipped, were built using a private copy of

The updated packages have been rebuilt against the system pcre libs to
correct this problem. 10.1 and 10.2/LE2005 are already built against
the system pcre.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19911 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-155.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-2491

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