Fedora 8 : pcre-7.3-3.fc8 (2008-1783)
High Nessus Plugin ID 31124
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionThis update addresses buffer overflow caused by a character class containing a very large number of characters with codepoints greater than 255 (in UTF-8 mode)
- CVE-2008-0674, #431660 This issue may affect usages of pcre, when regular expressions from untrusted sources are compiled. Handling of untrusted data using trusted regular expressions is not affected by this problem.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected pcre package.