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VPR Score: 3.6
SynopsisThe remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.
DescriptionIt was discovered that icu, the International Components for Unicode library, did not correctly validate its input. An attacker could use this problem to trigger an out-of-bound write through a heap-based buffer overflow, thus causing a denial of service via application crash, or potential execution of arbitrary code.
SolutionUpgrade the icu packages.
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 52.1-8+deb8u5.
For the upcoming stable (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 57.1-6.