Fedora 8 : icu-3.8-5.fc8 (2008-1036)

High Nessus Plugin ID 30086


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2007-4770 & CVE-2007-4771 Flaws in icu regexp handling. Technical details can be found at http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name= d03a2ffb0801221538x68825e42xb4a4aaf0fcccecbd%2540mail.gmail.com

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Update the affected icu package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 30086

File Name: fedora_2008-1036.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.13 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/01/27

Modified: 2015/10/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:icu, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2008/01/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771

BID: 27455

FEDORA: 2008-1036

CWE: 399