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Vulnerability Assessment Details

USN173-1 : pcre3 vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
pcre3 vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- libpcre3
- libpcre3-dev
- pcregrep
- pgrep


Description :

A buffer overflow has been discovered in the PCRE, a widely used
library that provides Perl compatible regular expressions. Specially
crafted regular expressions triggered a buffer overflow. On systems
that accept arbitrary regular expressions from untrusted users, this
could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the rights of
the application using the library.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- libpcre3-4.5-1.1ubuntu0.5.04 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- libpcre3-dev-4.5-1.1ubuntu0.5.04 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- pcregrep-4.5-1.1ubuntu0.5.04 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- pgrep-4.5-1.1ubuntu0.5.04 (Ubuntu 5.04)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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