SuSE9 Security Update : Apache 2 (YOU Patch Number 12000)

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Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Apache2 contains a copy of the pcre library. 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-2007-1660)

See also :

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

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12000.

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: 41170 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-4872
CVE-2006-7227
CVE-2006-7228
CVE-2007-1660

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