Debian Security Advisory

DLA-615-1 icu -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
08 Sep 2016
Affected Packages:
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

We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.

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