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Ubuntu: USN-3227-1 (CVE-2016-6293): ICU vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3227-1 (CVE-2016-6293): ICU vulnerabilities

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/25/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
03/14/2017
Modified
09/12/2020

Description

The uloc_acceptLanguageFromHTTP function in common/uloc.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) through 57.1 for C/C++ does not ensure that there is a '\0' character at the end of a certain temporary array, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a call with a long httpAcceptLanguage argument.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-libicu48
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libicu52
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libicu55
  • ubuntu-upgrade-libicu57

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