SUSE SLED11 / SLES11 Security Update : icu (SUSE-SU-2015:1144-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 84427


The remote SUSE host is missing one or more security updates.


This update fixes the following security issue in icu :

CVE-2014-9654: insufficient size limit checks in regular expression compiler (bsc#917129)

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 for VMware :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch slessp3-icu=10783

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 :

zypper in -t patch sledsp3-icu=10783

To bring your system up-to-date, use 'zypper patch'.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84427

File Name: suse_SU-2015-1144-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/06/26

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:icu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libicu, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libicu-doc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/06/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9654

BID: 72980

OSVDB: 117639