GLSA-201701-58 : ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 96744
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201701-58 (ICU: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in ICU. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
Remote attackers could cause a Denial of Service condition or possibly have other unspecified impacts via a long locale string or httpAcceptLanguage argument. Additionally, A remote attacker, via a specially crafted file, could cause an application using ICU to parse untrusted font files resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
Finally, remote attackers could affect confidentiality via unknown vectors related to 2D.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll ICU users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/icu-58.1'