USN-2605-1: ICU vulnerabilities
11 May 2015
ICU could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it processed specially crafted data.
- icu - International Components for Unicode library
Pedro Ribeiro discovered that ICU incorrectly handled certain memory
operations when processing data. If an application using ICU processed
crafted data, an attacker could cause it to crash or potentially execute
arbitrary code with the privileges of the user invoking the program.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.