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PostPosted: Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201507-04 ] International Components for Unicode Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: International Components for Unicode: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201507-04)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: July 07, 2015
Bug(s): #546156
ID: 201507-04

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in International
Components for Unicode, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code or
cause a Denial of Service condition.


Background

International Components for Unicode is a set of C/C++ and Java
libraries providing Unicode and Globalization support for software
applications.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-libs/icu
Vulnerable: < 55.1
Unaffected: >= 55.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

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


Impact

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All International Components for Unicode users should upgrade to the
latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/icu-55.1"
   


References

CVE-2014-8146
CVE-2014-8147
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