openSUSE Security Update : pcre (pcre-54)

high Nessus Plugin ID 40101

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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-2008-2371).

Solution

Update the affected pcre packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=400013

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40101

File Name: suse_11_0_pcre-080623.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/21/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

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:novell:opensuse:pcre, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcre-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:pcre-devel, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/23/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2371

CWE: 119