FreeBSD : pcre -- multiple vulnerabilities (e69af246-0ae2-11e5-90e4-d050996490d0)
High Nessus Plugin ID 84011
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionVenustech ADLAB reports :
PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Heap Overflow.
During the compilation of a malformed regular expression, more data is written on the malloced block than the expected size output by compile_regex.
PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Stack Overflow. Without enough bound checking inside match(), the stack memory could be overflowed via a crafted regular expression.
SolutionUpdate the affected package.