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Gentoo alert 201402-14 (icu)

From:  Mikle Kolyada <zlogene@gentoo.org>
To:  gentoo-announce@gentoo.org
Subject:  [gentoo-announce] [ GLSA 201402-14 ] International Components for Unicode: Denial of Service
Date:  Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:15:49 +0400
Message-ID:  <52F8B4E5.7040208@gentoo.org>

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201402-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - http://security.gentoo.org/ - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Severity: Normal Title: International Components for Unicode: Denial of Service Date: February 10, 2014 Bugs: #460426, #486948 ID: 201402-14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Synopsis ======== Two vulnerabilities in International Components for Unicode might allow remote attackers to 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 / Vulnerable / Unaffected ------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 dev-libs/icu < 51.2-r1 >= 51.2-r1 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 possibly 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: # emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/icu-51.2-r1" Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages. References ========== [ 1 ] CVE-2013-0900 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-0900 [ 2 ] CVE-2013-2924 http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-2924 Availability ============ This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website: http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201402-14.xml Concerns? ========= Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at https://bugs.gentoo.org. License ======= Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text belongs to its owner(s). The contents of this document are licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5


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