Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-570-1
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Will Drewry and Tavis Ormandy discovered that the boost library did not properly perform input validation on regular expressions. An attacker could send a specially crafted regular expression to an application linked against boost and cause a denial of service via application crash.
boost vulnerabilities on Ubuntu 6.06 LTS , Ubuntu 6.10 , Ubuntu 7.04 , Ubuntu 7.10
Updated on 2015-03-25