Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in ICU, the worst of which could cause a Denial of Service condition.
|Package||dev-libs/icu on all architectures|
|Affected versions||< 58.1|
|Unaffected versions||>= 58.1|
ICU is a mature, widely used set of C/C++ and Java libraries providing Unicode and Globalization support for software applications.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ICU. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly have other unspecified impacts via a long locale string or httpAcceptLanguage argument. Additionally, A remote attacker, via a specially crafted file, could cause an application using ICU to parse untrusted font files resulting in a Denial of Service condition. Finally, remote attackers could affect confidentiality via unknown vectors related to 2D.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-libs/icu-58.1"