SUSE SLES11 Security Update : icu (SUSE-SU-2016:1090-1)

High Nessus Plugin ID 90595


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


This update for icu fixes the following issue :

The previous patch for CVE-2014-9654 was incorrect and lead to non-working regular expressions. This update fixes this problem (bsc#952260)

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-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch sdksp4-icu-12513=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4 :

zypper in -t patch slessp4-icu-12513=1

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

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 90595

File Name: suse_SU-2016-1090-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/20

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: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: 2016/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-9654

BID: 72980

OSVDB: 117639