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pcre security update

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CentOS Errata and Security Advisory CESA-2016:1025

PCRE is a Perl-compatible regular expression library.

Security Fix(es):

  • Multiple flaws were found in the way PCRE handled malformed regular expressions. An attacker able to make an application using PCRE process a specially crafted regular expression could use these flaws to cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-8385, CVE-2016-3191, CVE-2015-2328, CVE-2015-3217, CVE-2015-5073, CVE-2015-8388, CVE-2015-8391, CVE-2015-8386)

Merged security bulletin from advisories:
https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-announce/2016-May/084045.html

Affected packages:
pcre
pcre-devel
pcre-static
pcre-tools

Upstream details at:
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1025