Security update for pcre
(Last modified: 13NOV2007)
solutions Security update for pcre SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (02ba535f3b526c99b9b5525f2fcfac3d)
Product(s): SUSE CORE 9 for x86
SUSE CORE 9 for Itanium Processor Family
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM POWER
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM S/390 31bit
SUSE CORE 9 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE CORE 9 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
Novell Linux POS 9
Open Enterprise Server
pcrelibrary. Applications using
pcreto process regular expressions from untrusted sources could therefore potentially be exploited by attackers to execute arbitrary code.
Depending on the application linked to
libpcre, the vulnerability can be exploited remotely or locally.
The vulnerability has been tracked by CVE-2006-7224, CVE-2006-7225, CVE-2006-7226, CVE-2007-1659 and CVE-2007-1660.
rpm -Fvh pcre.rpm pcre-devel.rpm
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