Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDVSA-2008:053)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow in PCRE 7.x before 7.6 allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that contains a
character class with a large number of characters with Unicode code
points greater than 255.

The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.

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: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36360 (mandriva_MDVSA-2008-053.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0674

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