Ubuntu Update for Linux kernel vulnerabilities USN-624-2
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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.
erlang vulnerability on Ubuntu 9.10