Scientific Linux Security Update : icu on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Will Drewry reported multiple flaws in the way libicu processed
certain malformed regular expressions. If an application linked
against ICU, such as OpenOffice.org, processed a carefully crafted
regular expression, it may be possible to execute arbitrary code as
the user running the application. (CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d007d93a

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60352 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-4770
CVE-2007-4771