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Security update for icu

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(Last modified: 14FEB2008)


solutions Security update for icu SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (63f0cbcad5785845545f06846015e667)

Applies to

Package: icu
icu-data
libicu
libicu-devel
libicu-doc
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for x86
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 SP1 for X86-64
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IPF
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 5014
Release: 20080214
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 libicu.rpm libicu-devel.rpm libicu-doc.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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