RHEL 7 : pcre (RHSA-2016:1025)
High Nessus Plugin ID 91078
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for pcre is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library.
Security Fix(es) :
* Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.