openSUSE Security Update : icu (icu-1028)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40644


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


icu does not properly handle invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion. Remote attackers could potentially exploit that to conduct conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks (CVE-2009-0153).


Update the affected icu packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40644

File Name: suse_11_0_icu-090622.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/08/20

Modified: 2014/06/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:icu, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:icu-data, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libicu, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libicu-32bit, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libicu-devel, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:libicu-devel-32bit, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0153

CWE: 79