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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionFlaws were discovered in the way PCRE handles certain malformed regular expressions. If an application linked against PCRE, such as Konqueror, parsed a malicious regular expression, it may have been possible to run arbitrary code as the user running the application.
(CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7226, CVE-2006-7228, CVE-2006-7230, CVE-2007-1660)
SolutionUpdate the affected pcre and / or pcre-devel packages.