Fedora 23 : mingw-pcre-8.38-1.fc23 (2016-fd1199dbe2)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 89647
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to 8.38 and fix various CVE's

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 mingw-pcre package.

See Also

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1236660

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1237225

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1249905

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1250947

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1256453

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287616

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287626

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287631

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287640

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287648

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287656

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287661

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287668

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287673

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287692

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287698

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287704

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1287720

http://www.nessus.org/u?7a044b08

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 89647

File Name: fedora_2016-fd1199dbe2.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 3/4/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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:mingw-pcre, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:23

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

Patch Publication Date: 2/16/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-3210, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8383, CVE-2015-8384, CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2015-8386, CVE-2015-8387, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8389, CVE-2015-8390, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8392, CVE-2015-8393, CVE-2015-8394, CVE-2015-8395