Debian Security Advisory DSA 3725-1 (icu - security update)

Published: 2016-11-26 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
icu on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.1-8+deb8u4. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 57.1-5. We recommend that you upgrade your icu Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the International Components for Unicode (ICU) library. CVE-2014-9911 Michele Spagnuolo discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted text. CVE-2015-2632 An integer overflow vulnerability might lead into a denial of service or disclosure of portion of application memory if an attacker has control on the input file. CVE-2015-4844 Buffer overflow vulnerabilities might allow an attacker with control on the font file to perform a denial of service or, possibly, execute arbitrary code. CVE-2016-0494Integer signedness issues were introduced as part of the CVE-2015-4844 fix. CVE-2016-6293 A buffer overflow might allow an attacker to perform a denial of service or disclosure of portion of application memory. CVE-2016-7415 A stack-based buffer overflow might allow an attacker with control on the locale string to perform a denial of service and, possibly, execute arbitrary code.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-9911
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-2632
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-4844
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-0494
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-6293
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-7415

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3725.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2016-11-26
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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