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

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201402-14
(International Components for Unicode: Denial of Service)

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201402-14.xml

Solution :

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.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72418 ()

Bugtraq ID: 58318
62968

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0900
CVE-2013-2924