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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:0296
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:0296.

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

A flaw was found in the way ICU processed certain, invalid, encoded data.
If an application used ICU to decode malformed, multibyte, character data,
it may have been possible to bypass certain content protection mechanisms,
or display information in a manner misleading to the user. (CVE-2008-1036)

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

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2008-1036
BugTraq ID: 29412
BugTraq ID: 29488
Cert/CC Advisory: TA08-150A
Debian Security Information: DSA-1762 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: macosx-icu-security-bypass(42717)
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