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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201503-06 ] icu Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ICU: Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 201503-06)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: March 14, 2015
Bug(s): #537560, #539108
ID: 201503-06

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ICU, possibly resulting
in Denial of Service.


Background

ICU is a mature, widely used set of C/C++ and Java libraries providing
Unicode and Globalization support for software applications.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/icu
Vulnerable: < 54.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 54.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ICU. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/icu-54.1-r1"
   


References

CVE-2014-7923
CVE-2014-7926
CVE-2014-7940
CVE-2014-9654
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