[USN-3458-2] ICU vulnerability

Leonidas S. Barbosa leo.barbosa at canonical.com
Mon Oct 23 18:58:04 UTC 2017

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3458-2
October 23, 2017

icu vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 ESM


ICU could be made to crash or run arbitrary code as your login
if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- icu: International Components for Unicode library


USN-3458-1 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 inputs. 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.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 ESM:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 819 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-security-announce/attachments/20171023/ce813dc8/attachment.sig>

More information about the ubuntu-security-announce mailing list