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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130110
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0267
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0267
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0267

Vulnerability Insight:
PCRE library is prone to a vulnerability which leads to Heap Overflow. During subpattern calculation of a malformed regular expression, an offset that is used as an array index is fully controlled and can be large enough so that unexpected heap memory regions are accessed (CVE-2015-5073).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.4

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5073
BugTraq ID: 75430
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75430
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/06/26/3
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:1025
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1025.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:1132
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1132
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2750
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2750.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033154
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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