Public Date:
918167: CVE-2013-0900 icu: Race condition leading to a use-after-free

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Race condition in the International Components for Unicode (ICU) functionality in Google Chrome before 25.0.1364.97 on Windows and Linux, and before 25.0.1364.99 on Mac OS X, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0900 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


This issue affects the version of icu as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having moderate security impact, a future update may address this flaw.

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 Fix deferred
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 icu Fix deferred