Scientific Linux Security Update : pcre on SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 65042
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.