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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.130091
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0287
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0287
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0287

Vulnerability Insight:
The ucnv_io_getConverterName function in common/ucnv_io.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) mishandles converter names with initial x- substrings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read of uninitialized memory) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file (CVE-2015-1270).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
6.8

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-1270
BugTraq ID: 75973
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75973
Debian Security Information: DSA-3315 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3315
Debian Security Information: DSA-3360 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3360
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1499
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1499.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033031
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1287 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00038.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2740-1
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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