USN-624-2: Erlang vulnerability
9 April 2010
- erlang -
USN-624-1 fixed a vulnerability in PCRE. This update provides the
corresponding update for Erlang.
Original advisory details:
Tavis Ormandy discovered that the PCRE library did not correctly handle
certain in-pattern options. An attacker could cause applications linked
against pcre3 to crash, leading to a denial of service.