openSUSE 10 Security Update : pcre (pcre-4696)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 28284
SynopsisThe remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
DescriptionSpecially crafted regular expressions could lead to a buffer overflow in the pcre library. Applications using pcre to process regular expressions from untrusted sources could therefore potentially be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code (CVE-2006-7224, CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7226, CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2007-1660).
SolutionUpdate the affected pcre packages.