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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-25 ] pcre Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: PCRE: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-25)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2017-10-23
Bug(s): #614048, #614052, #614054
ID: 201710-25

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the PCRE Library, the
worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service
condition.


Background

The PCRE Library provides functions for Perl-compatible regular
expressions.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/libpcre
Vulnerable: < 8.41
Unaffected: >= 8.41
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in The PCRE Library.
Please review the references below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or
other unspecified impacts via a specially crafted file.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All PCRE users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre-8.41"
   
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.


References


CVE-2017-7186


CVE-2017-7244


CVE-2017-7245


CVE-2017-7246
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