openSUSE 10 Security Update : pcre (pcre-4980)

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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.

Solution :

Update the affected pcre packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 31091 ()

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