Fedora 21 : pcre-8.35-12.fc21 (2015-11019)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84843

Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

This release fixes two heap buffer overflows when compiling certain regular expressions: CVE-2015-3210 and CVE-2015-5073.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected pcre package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1226918

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1237223

http://www.nessus.org/u?822f03b5

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84843

File Name: fedora_2015-11019.nasl

Version: Revision: 2.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/20

Updated: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:pcre, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:21

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/02

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3210, CVE-2015-5073

FEDORA: 2015-11019