SuSE 10 Security Update : pcre (ZYPP Patch Number 4689)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

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-2006-7224 /
CVE-2006-7225 / CVE-2006-7226 / CVE-2007-1659 / CVE-2007-1660)

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7224.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7225.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7226.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1659.html
http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2007-1660.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 4689.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29547 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7225
CVE-2006-7226
CVE-2007-1659
CVE-2007-1660

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