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PostPosted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 202003-15 ] icu Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: ICU: Integer overflow (GLSA 202003-15)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: local, remote
Date: 2020-03-15
Bug(s): #710758
ID: 202003-15

Synopsis

An integer overflow flaw in ICU could possibly allow for the
execution of arbitrary code.


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: < 65.1-r1
Unaffected: >= 65.1-r1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

It was discovered that ICU’s UnicodeString::doAppend() function is
vulnerable to an integer overflow. Please review the CVE identifiers
referenced below for more details.


Impact

A remote attacker could entice a user to process a specially crafted
string in an application linked against ICU, possibly resulting in
execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or a
Denial of Service condition.


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-65.1-r1"
   


References

CVE-2020-10531
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