FreeBSD : pcre -- arbitrary code execution (bfd6eef4-8c94-11dc-8c55-001c2514716c)

This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Debian project reports :

Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team has discovered several
security issues in PCRE, the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression
library, which potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code
by compiling specially crafted regular expressions.

See also :

http://www.pcre.org/changelog.txt
http://www.nessus.org/u?b4e5d44d

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 27814 (freebsd_pkg_bfd6eef48c9411dc8c55001c2514716c.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1659
CVE-2007-1660
CVE-2007-1661
CVE-2007-1662
CVE-2007-4766
CVE-2007-4767
CVE-2007-4768

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