SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : icu (SUSE-SU-2015:1144-1)

This script is Copyright (C) 2015-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue in icu :

CVE-2014-9654: insufficient size limit checks in regular expression
compiler (bsc#917129)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :

https://bugzilla.suse.com/917129
http://www.nessus.org/u?07ceb78b
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9654.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?143cc66f

Solution :

To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-icu=10783

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 84427 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72980

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9654

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