Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDVSA-2008:053)
High Nessus Plugin ID 36360
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA buffer overflow in PCRE 7.x before 7.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that contains a character class with a large number of characters with Unicode code points greater than 255.
The updated packages have been patched to correct these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.