Erlang vulnerability

2010-04-09T00:00:00
ID USN-624-2
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2010-04-09T00:00:00

Description

USN-624-1 fixed a vulnerability in PCRE. This update provides the
corresponding update for Erlang.

Original advisory details:

Tavis Ormandy discovered that the PCRE library did not correctly handle
certain in-pattern options. An attacker could cause applications linked
against pcre3 to crash, leading to a denial of service.