Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in libpcre, the worst of which could lead to arbitrary code execution, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-libs/libpcre on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.38-r1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.38-r1|
libpcre is a library providing functions for Perl-compatible regular expressions.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in libpcre. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
An attacker can possibly execute arbitrary code or create a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All libpcre users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre-8.38-r1"