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864538: CVE-2012-5109 icu: DoS (out-of bounds read) via vectors related to regular expression

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The International Components for Unicode (ICU) functionality in Google Chrome before 22.0.1229.92 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via vectors related to a regular expression.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5109 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification:

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 icu Will not fix