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|Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 201710-09 ] pcre2
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: PCRE2: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201710-09)
Bug(s): #614050, #617942, #617944
Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in PCRE2, the worst of
which may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
PCRE2 is a project based on PCRE (Perl Compatible Regular Expressions)
which has a new and revised API.
Vulnerable: < 10.30
Unaffected: >= 10.30
Architectures: All supported architectures
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:
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre2-10.30"
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.