Debian DLA-545-1 : icu security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 91978


The remote Debian host is missing a security update.


Several security issues have been identified and corrected in ICU, the International Components for Unicode C and C++ library, in Debian Wheezy.


Buffer overflow vulnerability.


Buffer overflow vulnerability.


Integer signedness/overflow vulnerability.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version

We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.

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.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91978

File Name: debian_DLA-545.nasl

Version: 2.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/8/2016

Updated: 1/11/2021

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.5


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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:libicu-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libicu48, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libicu48-dbg, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/7/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-2632, CVE-2015-4844, CVE-2016-0494

BID: 75861