FreeBSD : pcre -- arbitrary code execution (bfd6eef4-8c94-11dc-8c55-001c2514716c)
High Nessus Plugin ID 27814
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.
DescriptionDebian project reports :
Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team has discovered several security issues in PCRE, the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression library, which potentially allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by compiling specially crafted regular expressions.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.