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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:1052

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:1052.

PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library.

Flaws were found in the way PCRE handles certain malformed regular
expressions. If an application linked against PCRE, such as Konqueror,
parses a malicious regular expression, it may be possible to run arbitrary
code as the user running the application. (CVE-2006-7224)

Users of PCRE are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct these issues.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-7224
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