GLSA-201503-06 : ICU: Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 82005


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201503-06 (ICU: Multiple Vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker can cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/icu-54.1-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 82005

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201503-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/24

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:X/RL:O/RC:C

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-7923, CVE-2014-7926, CVE-2014-7940, CVE-2014-9654

BID: 72288, 72980

GLSA: 201503-06