Debian Security Advisory
DLA-744-1 icu -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 16 Dec 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 838694.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-9911, CVE-2016-7415.
- More information:
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.
A stack-based buffer overflow might allow an attacker with control of the locale string to perform a denial of service and, possibly, execute arbitrary code.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 188.8.131.52-12+deb7u6.
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