Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : icu vulnerability (USN-747-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that libicu did not correctly handle certain invalid
encoded data. If a user or automated system were tricked into
processing specially crafted data with applications linked against
libicu, certain content filters could be bypassed.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36537 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1036