FreeBSD : pcre -- multiple vulnerabilities (e69af246-0ae2-11e5-90e4-d050996490d0)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Venustech ADLAB reports :

PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Heap Overflow.
During the compilation of a malformed regular expression, more data is
written on the malloced block than the expected size output by
compile_regex.

PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Stack
Overflow. Without enough bound checking inside match(), the stack
memory could be overflowed via a crafted regular expression.

See also :

https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1636
https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1638
http://www.nessus.org/u?c837b000

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84011 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3210
CVE-2015-3217

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