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

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Synopsis :

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

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 :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90050 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-3191

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