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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update for pcre is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library.
Security Fix(es) :
* Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular
expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE
process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws
to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217,
CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.7
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 91078 ()
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