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765812: CVE-2011-4599 icu: Stack-based buffer overflow by canonicalizing the given localeID

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Stack-based buffer overflow in the _canonicalize function in common/uloc.c in International Components for Unicode (ICU) before 49.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted locale ID that is not properly handled during variant canonicalization.

Find out more about CVE-2011-4599 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (icu) RHSA-2011:1815 2011-12-13
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (icu) RHSA-2011:1815 2011-12-13
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