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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2008:0090

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, 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.

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

Risk factor : Critical

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4770
BugTraq ID: 27455
Bugtraq: 20080206 rPSA-2008-0043-1 icu (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-1511 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2008:0090
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SA:2008:023 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2008:005 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: libicu-restackframes-dos(39938)
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2007-4771
XForce ISS Database: libicu-dointerval-bo(39936)
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