Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3360-1 icu -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 15 Sep 2015
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 798647.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2015-1270.
- More information:
It was discovered that the International Components for Unicode (ICU) library mishandles converter names starting with
x-, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read of uninitialized memory) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 52.1-8+deb8u3.
For the testing distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 55.1-5.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 55.1-5.
We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.