Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in the PCRE Library, the worst of which may allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-libs/libpcre on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 8.41|
|Unaffected versions||>= 8.41|
The PCRE Library provides functions for Perl-compatible regular expressions.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in The PCRE Library. Please review the references below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition or other unspecified impacts via a specially crafted file.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All PCRE users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/libpcre-8.41"
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.