Debian Security Advisory
DLA-947-1 icu -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 20 May 2017
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2017-7867, CVE-2017-7868.
- More information:
It was discovered that icu, the International Components for Unicode library, did not correctly validate its input. An attacker could use this problem to trigger an out-of-bound write through a heap-based buffer overflow, thus causing a denial of service via application crash, or potential execution of arbitrary code.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 18.104.22.168-12+deb7u7.
We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.
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