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Security update for icu

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(Last modified: 03MAR2008)


solutions Security update for icu SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (08168f6330c0bb39905acabed49fa491)

Applies to

Package: icu
icu-data
icu-i18ndata
icu-locales
libicu-devel
libicu-doc
libicu26
Product(s): Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 SDK for x86_64
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
SLES SDK 9 for x86
SLES SDK 9 for IPF
SLES SDK 9 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for IBM zSeries
SLES SDK 9 for X86-64
Patch: patch-12096
Release: 20080303
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Certain regular expressions could crash the ICU library (CVE-2007-4770, CVE-2007-4771).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv icu.rpm icu-data.rpm icu-i18ndata.rpm icu-locales.rpm libicu-devel.rpm libicu-doc.rpm libicu26.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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