Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcre (MDVSA-2015:137)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 82390


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated pcre packages fix security vulnerability :

A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular expressions. This issue could cause an application linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions (CVE-2014-8964).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82390

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-137.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Published: 3/30/2015

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:pcre, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre16_0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcre32_0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcrecpp-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcrecpp0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcreposix-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcreposix0, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64pcreposix1

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/29/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8964

MDVSA: 2015:137