Debian Security Advisory DSA 1762-1 (icu)

Published: 2009-04-06 18:58:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Recommendations:
https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201762-1

Technical Details:
It was discovered that icu, the internal components for Unicode, did not properly sanitise invalid encoded data, which could lead to cross- site scripting attacks. For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 3.8.1-3+lenny1. For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 3.6-2etch2. For the testing distribution (squeeze) and the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 4.0.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your icu Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to icu announced via advisory DSA 1762-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-1036

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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