GLSA-201507-04 : International Components for Unicode: Multiple vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 84603


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-04 (International Components for Unicode: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All International Components for Unicode users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/icu-55.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 84603

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201507-04.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Published: 7/8/2015

Updated: 1/11/2021

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/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: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8146, CVE-2014-8147

BID: 74457

GLSA: 201507-04