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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8386) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2015-8386) ELSA-2016-1025: pcre security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/01/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/11/2016
Modified
01/22/2018

Description

PCRE before 8.38 mishandles the interaction of lookbehind assertions and mutually recursive subpatterns, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted regular expression, as demonstrated by a JavaScript RegExp object encountered by Konqueror.

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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