Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:26 am Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-25 ] pcre
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PCRE: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-25)
Bug(s): #614048, #614052, #614054
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the PCRE Library, the
worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
The PCRE Library provides functions for Perl-compatible regular
Vulnerable: < 8.41
Unaffected: >= 8.41
Architectures: All supported architectures
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in The PCRE Library.
Please review the references below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or
other unspecified impacts via a specially crafted file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PCRE users should upgrade to the latest version:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre-8.41"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.