PCRE2 is a project based on PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions) which has a new and revised API.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in PCRE2. Please review the referenced CVE identifiers for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or have other unspecified impacts.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PCRE2 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre2-10.30"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.