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    Debian: DSA-3830-1: icu security update

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    It was discovered that icu, the International Components for Unicode library, did not correctly validate its input. An attacker could use this problem to trigger an out-of-bound write through a heap-based buffer overflow, thus causing a denial of service via application
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3830-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    April 19, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : icu
    CVE ID         : CVE-2017-7867 CVE-2017-7868
    Debian Bug     : 860314
    
    It was discovered that icu, the International Components for Unicode
    library, did not correctly validate its input. An attacker could use
    this problem to trigger an out-of-bound write through a heap-based
    buffer overflow, thus causing a denial of service via application
    crash, or potential execution of arbitrary code.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in
    version 52.1-8+deb8u5.
    
    For the upcoming stable (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions,
    these problems have been fixed in version 57.1-6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your icu packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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