Scientific Linux Security Update : pcre on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4dd56b8f

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91081 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2328
CVE-2015-3217
CVE-2015-5073
CVE-2015-8385
CVE-2015-8386
CVE-2015-8388
CVE-2015-8391
CVE-2016-3191

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