Slackware 14.1 / current : pcre (SSA:2016-172-02)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91719

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New pcre packages are available for Slackware 14.1 and -current to fix security issues.

Solution

Update the affected pcre package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?94b919f6

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91719

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2016-172-02.nasl

Version: 2.3

Type: local

Published: 6/21/2016

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

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:slackware:slackware_linux:pcre, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1283

SSA: 2016-172-02