GLSA-201607-02 : libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 91983
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201607-02 (libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpcre. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll libpcre users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/libpcre-8.38-r1'