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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: International Components for Unicode: Denial of Service (GLSA 201402-14)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: February 10, 2014
Bug(s): #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: dev-libs/icu
Vulnerable: < 51.2-r1
Unaffected: >= 51.2-r1
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 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:
Code:
# 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

CVE-2013-0900
CVE-2013-2924
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