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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2014-8146

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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2014-8146

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/25/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/17/2015
Modified
12/23/2016

Description

The resolveImplicitLevels function in common/ubidi.c in the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm implementation in ICU4C in International Components for Unicode (ICU) before 55.1 does not properly track directionally isolated pieces of text, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted text.

Solution(s)

  • apple-itunes-upgrade-12_3

References

  • apple-itunes-upgrade-12_3

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