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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.871333
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Update for pcre RHSA-2015:0330-01
Summary:The remote host is missing an update for the 'pcre'; package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'pcre'
package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Vulnerability Insight:
PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library.

A flaw was found in the way PCRE handled certain malformed regular
expressions. This issue could cause an application (for example, Konqueror)
linked against PCRE to crash while parsing malicious regular expressions.
(CVE-2014-8964)

This update also adds the following enhancement:

* Support for the little-endian variant of IBM Power Systems has been added
to the pcre packages. (BZ#1123498, BZ#1125642)

All pcre users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct this issue and add this enhancement.

Affected Software/OS:
pcre on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7)

Solution:
Please Install the Updated Packages.

CVSS Score:
5.0

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2014-8964
BugTraq ID: 71206
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71206
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2014-December/145843.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147474.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147516.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2015-January/147511.html
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-02
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2015:137
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/11/21/6
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:0330
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0330.html
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:0858 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-05/msg00014.html
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