FreeBSD : pcre -- regular expression buffer overflow (b971d2a6-1670-11da-978e-0001020eed82)
High Nessus Plugin ID 21502
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionThe pcre library is vulnerable to a buffer overflow vulnerability due to insufficient validation of quantifier values. This could lead execution of arbitrary code with the permissions of the program using pcre by way of a specially crated regular expression.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.