Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDVSA-2015:002)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular
expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE
to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0534.html

Solution :

Update the affected lib64pcre-devel, lib64pcre0 and / or pcre
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80383 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71206

CVE ID: CVE-2014-8964

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