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Bug 651370 - <dev-libs/icu-{58.2-r1,60.2}: integer overflow (CVE-2017-15422)
Summary: <dev-libs/icu-{58.2-r1,60.2}: integer overflow (CVE-2017-15422)
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2018-03-24 17:49 UTC by Ian Zimmerman
Modified: 2018-04-03 15:22 UTC (History)
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Description Ian Zimmerman 2018-03-24 17:49:08 UTC
According to the Debian summary [1]:

It was discovered that an integer overflow in the International Components for Unicode (ICU) library could result in denial of service and potentially the execution of arbitrary code.

Upstream bug (with patch) at [2]


Comment 1 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-04-03 15:06:16 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 640334 ***
Comment 2 Aaron Bauman (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2018-04-03 15:22:08 UTC
Sorry, this is not a duplicate.  A tracker bug should have been created when initially reported.  This is, however, fixed in the mentioned versions and stable in the tree.