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Debian: Security update for icu

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the Unicode libraray ICU could lead to the execution of arbitrary code. Updated packages are available from security.debian.org.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2397-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                        Moritz Muehlenhoff
January 29, 2012                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : icu
Vulnerability  : buffer underflow
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2011-4599 

It was discovered that a buffer overflow in the Unicode libraray ICU
could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

For the oldstable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 3.8.1-3+lenny3.

For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.4.1-8.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.8.1.1-3.

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: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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