Debian Security Advisory

DLA-615-1 icu -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Sep 2016
Affected Packages:
icu
Vulnerable:
Yes
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-6293.
More information:

This update fixes a buffer overflow in the uloc_acceptLanguageFromHTTP function in ICU, the International Components for Unicode C and C++ library, in Debian Wheezy

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 4.8.1.1-12+deb7u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS