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[SA16638] Slackware update for pcre

From: Secunia Security Advisories (sec-advsecunia.com)
Date: Wed Aug 31 2005 - 07:56:43 CDT


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TITLE:
Slackware update for pcre

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA16638

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16638/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
System access, DoS

WHERE:
From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Slackware Linux 10.0
http://secunia.com/product/4368/
Slackware Linux 8.x
http://secunia.com/product/146/
Slackware Linux 9.0
http://secunia.com/product/1336/
Slackware Linux 9.1
http://secunia.com/product/2265/

DESCRIPTION:
Slackware has issued an update for pcre. This fixes a vulnerability,
which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise
a vulnerable system.

For more information:
SA16502

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Slackware 8.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-8.1/patches/packages/pcre-6.3-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/pcre-6.3-i386-1.tgz

Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/pcre-6.3-i486-1.tgz

Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/pcre-6.3-i486-1.tgz

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2005&m=slackware-security.478257

OTHER REFERENCES:
SA16502:
http://secunia.com/advisories/16502/

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