[arch-security] [ASA-201508-11] pcre: arbitrary code execution
anthraxx at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 25 23:47:11 UTC 2015
Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-201508-11
Date : 2015-08-26
CVE-ID : None
Package : pcre
Type : arbitrary code execution
Remote : Yes
Link : https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/CVE
The package pcre before version 8.37-3 is vulnerable to arbitrary code
Upgrade to 8.37-3.
# pacman -Syu "pcre>=8.37-3"
The problem has been fixed upstream but no release is available yet.
A heap overflow has been discovered when compiling certain regular
expressions with named references. This issue may lead to arbitrary code
A remote attacker able to compile a special regular expression with
named references may be able to execute arbitrary code.
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