[USN-3274-2] ICU vulnerabilities
Leonidas S. Barbosa
leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Tue Jul 18 15:48:38 UTC 2017
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3274-2
July 18, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM
Several security issues were fixed in ICU.
- icu: International Components for Unicode library
USN-3274-1 fixed a vulnerability in icu. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM.
Original advisory details:
It was discovered that ICU incorrectly handled certain memory
operations when processing data. If an application using ICU processed
crafted data, a remote attacker could possibly 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
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary
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