Debian DLA-545-1 : icu security update

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 91978

New! Vulnerability Priority Rating (VPR)

Tenable calculates a dynamic VPR for every vulnerability. VPR combines vulnerability information with threat intelligence and machine learning algorithms to predict which vulnerabilities are most likely to be exploited in attacks. Read more about what VPR is and how it's different from CVSS.

VPR Score: 6

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

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

CVE-2015-2632

Buffer overflow vulnerability.

CVE-2015-4844

Buffer overflow vulnerability.

CVE-2016-0494

Integer signedness/overflow vulnerability.

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 4.8.1.1-12+deb7u4.

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.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2016/07/msg00006.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/icu

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 91978

File Name: debian_DLA-545.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/08

Updated: 2020/03/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

VPR Score: 6

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#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 Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/07

Reference Information

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

BID: 75861