Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / current : pcre (SSA:2008-210-09)

high Nessus Plugin ID 33754

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New pcre packages are available for Slackware 12.0, 12.1, and
-current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected pcre package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?93dd3d49

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 33754

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2008-210-09.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Published: 7/29/2008

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:pcre, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.0, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:12.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 7/29/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2371

SSA: 2008-210-09

CWE: 119