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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5073) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-5073) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

Severity
6
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P)
Published
05/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the find_fixedlength function in pcre_compile.c in PCRE before 8.38 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or obtain sensitive information from heap memory and possibly bypass the ASLR protection mechanism via a crafted regular expression with an excess closing parenthesis.

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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