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Security Advisory-pcre before 7.3 vulnerability

Released: Jun 10, 2008     Updated: Jun 10, 2008


Perl-Compatible Regular Expression (PCRE) library before 7.3 has multiple
security issues that cause memory corruption, leading to application crash or
possible execution of arbitrary code. CVE-2007-1659, CVE-2007-1660, CVE-2007-1661, CVE-2007-1662, CVE-2007-4766, CVE-2007-4767, CVE-2007-4768, CVE-2008-0674. IDENTIFIER = WIND00118339

Product Version

Linux 3, Linux Platforms 2.0, Linux Platforms 1.x


Installation Notes

Installation Notes for 1.4 for 1.5 for 2.0

1. Unzip the patch under [install_dir]/updates

2. Install the patch CD by entering the patch CD directory and run setup_linux.

3. This is a source only patch so you will have to build the kernel and fs

4. Issue a make fs and make the kernel in a configured directory.

5. Upload the kernel and rootfs into the target and boot it up.

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