EulerOS 2.0 SP1 : pcre (EulerOS-SA-2016-1023)
High Nessus Plugin ID 99786
SynopsisThe remote EulerOS host is missing multiple security updates.
DescriptionAccording to the versions of the pcre packages installed, the EulerOS installation on the remote host is affected by the following vulnerabilities :
- 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)
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the EulerOS security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected pcre packages.