Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDKSA-2007:211)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered by Tavis Ormandy and Will
Drewry in the way that pcre handled certain malformed regular
expressions. If an application linked against pcre, such as Konqueror,
parses a malicious regular expression, it could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code as the user running the application.

Updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.

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: 37237 (mandrake_MDKSA-2007-211.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-7230
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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