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 :

A flaw was found in the way ICU processed certain, invalid, encoded
data. If an application used ICU to decode malformed, multibyte,
character data, it may have been possible to bypass certain content
protection mechanisms, or display information in a manner misleading
to the user. (CVE-2008-1036)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?62221b9c

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: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60542 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-1036

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