SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : icu (SUSE-SU-2015:1790-1)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

icu was updated to fix one security issue.

This security issue was fixed :

- 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
https://www.suse.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-9654.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?619c621e

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-icu-12151=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-icu-12151=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp4-icu-12151=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-icu-12151=1

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: 86538 ()

Bugtraq ID: 72980

CVE ID: CVE-2014-9654

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