Debian Security Advisory
DLA-2784-1 icu -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 12 Oct 2021
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-21913.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was a potential use-after-free vulnerability in icu, a library which provides Unicode and locale functionality.
International Components for Unicode (ICU-20850) v66.1 was discovered to contain a use after free bug in the pkg_createWithAssemblyCode function in the file tools/pkgdata/pkgdata.cpp.
For Debian 9
Stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 57.1-6+deb9u5.
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