GLSA-202105-08 : ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities

low Nessus Plugin ID 150022
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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-202105-08 (ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ICU. Please review the upstream bugs referenced below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly have other unspecified impacts via unspecified vectors.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

Solution

All ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/icu-68.2'

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?9666135d

https://unicode-org.atlassian.net/browse/ICU-21383

https://unicode-org.atlassian.net/browse/ICU-21385

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202105-08

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 150022

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-202105-08.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Published: 5/27/2021

Updated: 5/27/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:icu, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 5/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/26/2021

Reference Information

GLSA: 202105-08