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HistoryJul 09, 2016 - 12:00 a.m.

libpcre: Multiple Vulnerabilities

2016-07-0900:00:00
Gentoo Foundation
security.gentoo.org
26

0.067 Low

EPSS

Percentile

93.8%

Background

libpcre is a library providing functions for Perl-compatible regular expressions.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpcre. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All libpcre users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre-8.38-r1"
OSVersionArchitecturePackageVersionFilename
Gentooanyalldev-libs/libpcre< 8.38-r1UNKNOWN