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ELSA-2015-0330 Low: Oracle Linux pcre security and enhancement update

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ELSA-2015-0330 Low: Oracle Linux pcre security and enhancement update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
12/16/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/12/2015
Modified
04/11/2019

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in PCRE 8.36 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or have other unspecified impact via a crafted regular expression, related to an assertion that allows zero repeats.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-devel
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-static
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-pcre-tools

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