GLSA-201701-58 : ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities

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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-201701-58
(ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ICU. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly
have other unspecified impacts via a long locale string or
httpAcceptLanguage argument. Additionally, A remote attacker, via a
specially crafted file, could cause an application using ICU to parse
untrusted font files resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Finally, remote attackers could affect confidentiality via unknown
vectors related to 2D.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-58

Solution :

All ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/icu-58.1'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96744 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-2632
CVE-2016-6293
CVE-2016-7415

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