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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0287
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0287
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).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-1270
BugTraq ID: 75973
Debian Security Information: DSA-3315 (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-3360 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2015:1499
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1287 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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