Scientific Linux Security Update : pcre on SL7.x x86_64
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82259
SynopsisThe remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application (for example, Konqueror) linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions. (CVE-2014-8964)
This update also adds the following enhancement :
- Support for the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems has been added to the pcre packages.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.