International Components for Unicode: Denial of Service — GLSA 201402-14

Two vulnerabilities in International Components for Unicode might allow remote attackers to cause a Denial of Service condition.

Affected Packages

dev-libs/icu on all architectures
Affected versions < 51.2-r1
Unaffected versions >= 51.2-r1

Background

International Components for Unicode is a set of C/C++ and Java libraries providing Unicode and Globalization support for software applications.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in International Components for Unicode. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All International Components for Unicode users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/icu-51.2-r1"
 

Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying some of these packages.

References

Release Date
February 10, 2014

Latest Revision
February 10, 2014: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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