RHEL 5 : icu (RHSA-2009:1122)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 39525
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated icu packages that fix a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

The International Components for Unicode (ICU) library provides robust and full-featured Unicode services.

A flaw was found in the way ICU processed certain, invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion. If an application used ICU to decode malformed, multibyte character data, it may have been possible to bypass certain content protection mechanisms, or display information in a manner misleading to the user. (CVE-2009-0153)

All users of icu should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to resolve this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2009-0153

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2009:1122

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 39525

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-1122.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/26/2009

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:icu, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libicu, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libicu-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:libicu-doc, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5.3

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/25/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/13/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0153

RHSA: 2009:1122

CWE: 79