openSUSE 10 Security Update : pcre (pcre-4683)

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


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description :

Specially crafted regular expressions could lead to a buffer overflow
in the pcre library. Applications using pcre to process regular
expressions from untrusted sources could therefore potentially be
exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2007-1659,
CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2007-1661, CVE-2007-4766, CVE-2007-4767)

Solution :

Update the affected pcre packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28283 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now