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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.60696
Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0090
Summary:NOSUMMARY
Description:Description:

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2008:0090.

The International Components for Unicode (ICU) library provides robust and
full-featured Unicode services.

Will Drewry reported multiple flaws in the way libicu processed certain
malformed regular expressions. If an application linked against ICU, such
as OpenOffice.org, processed a carefully crafted regular expression, it may
be possible to execute arbitrary code as the user running the application.
(CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771)

All users of icu should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
backported patches to resolve these issues.

Solution:
Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0090.html
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:
9.3

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4770
BugTraq ID: 27455
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27455
Bugtraq: 20080206 rPSA-2008-0043-1 icu (Google Search)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/487677/100/0/threaded
Debian Security Information: DSA-1511 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1511
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00896.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-January/msg00921.html
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200803-20.xml
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200805-16.xml
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:026
http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/message.php?msg_name=d03a2ffb0801221538x68825e42xb4a4aaf0fcccecbd%40mail.gmail.com
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11172
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5507
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0090
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0090.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019269
http://secunia.com/advisories/28575
http://secunia.com/advisories/28615
http://secunia.com/advisories/28669
http://secunia.com/advisories/28783
http://secunia.com/advisories/29194
http://secunia.com/advisories/29242
http://secunia.com/advisories/29291
http://secunia.com/advisories/29294
http://secunia.com/advisories/29333
http://secunia.com/advisories/29852
http://secunia.com/advisories/29910
http://secunia.com/advisories/29987
http://secunia.com/advisories/30179
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-231641-1
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-233922-1
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:023 (Google Search)
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2008_23_openoffice.html
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:005 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-03/msg00001.html
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-591-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0282
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0807/references
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1375/references
XForce ISS Database: libicu-restackframes-dos(39938)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39938
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4771
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10507
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5431
XForce ISS Database: libicu-dointerval-bo(39936)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39936
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