==========================================================Ubuntu Security Notice USN-624-2 April 09, 2010
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the
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.