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USN-624-2: Erlang vulnerability

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) July 07, 2008 May 06, 2013 July 04, 2017

Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in pcre_compile.c in the Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library 7.7 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a regular expression that begins with an option and contains multiple branches.

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References

Solution

ubuntu-upgrade-erlang-base

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