Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : icu (MDVSA-2013:258)

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated icu packages fix security vulnerabilities :

It was discovered that ICU contained a race condition affecting multi-threaded applications. If an application using ICU processed crafted data, an attacker could cause it to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program (CVE-2013-0900).

It was discovered that ICU incorrectly handled memory operations. If an application using ICU processed crafted data, an attacker could cause it to crash or potentially execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program (CVE-2013-2924).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0315.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70678

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-258.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 10/29/2013

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:icu, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:icu-doc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64icu-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64icu48, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/28/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0900, CVE-2013-2924

BID: 58318, 62968

MDVSA: 2013:258