SuSE 10 Security Update : pcre (ZYPP Patch Number 4748)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29549

Synopsis

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description

Specially 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-2006-7230)

Solution

Apply ZYPP patch number 4748.

See Also

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2006-7230.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29549

File Name: suse_pcre-4748.nasl

Version: Revision: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2007/12/13

Updated: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2007/11/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-7230

CWE: 189