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Fedora Core 4 2005-803: pcre Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the pcre package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-803 (pcre).
Perl-compatible regular expression library. PCRE has its own native
API, but a set of 'wrapper' functions that are based on the POSIX API
are also supplied in the library libpcreposix. Note that this just
provides a POSIX calling interface to PCRE
the regular expressions
themselves still follow Perl syntax and semantics. The header file for
the POSIX-style functions is called pcreposix.h.
the new package includes a fix for a heap buffer overflow.
Solution : Get the newest Fedora Updates
Threat Level: High
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