FreeBSD : pcre -- stack buffer overflow (7033b42d-ef09-11e5-b766-14dae9d210b8)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
updates.

Description :

Philip Hazel reports :

PCRE does not validate that handling the (*ACCEPT) verb will occur
within the bounds of the cworkspace stack buffer, leading to a stack
buffer overflow.

See also :

https://bugs.exim.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1791
http://www.nessus.org/u?3e8b16e5

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: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90050 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3191

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