Debian DLA-381-1 : icu security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 87850


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


A vulnerability was found in ICU, a set of libraries that provides Unicode and internationalization support. Integer overflows in the ICU layout engine made it possible to disclose information.

For Debian 6 'Squeeze', this problem has been fixed in icu version 4.4.1-8+squeeze5. We recommend you to upgrade your icu packages.

Learn more about the Debian Long Term Support (LTS) Project and how to apply these updates at:

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


Upgrade the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 87850

File Name: debian_DLA-381.nasl

Version: 2.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/12/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:icu-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lib32icu-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:lib32icu44, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libicu-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libicu44, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libicu44-dbg, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:6.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/11/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2632

BID: 75861