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1176197: CVE-2014-8146 icu: heap overflow via incorrect isolateCount

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The resolveImplicitLevels function in common/ubidi.c in the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm implementation in ICU4C in International Components for Unicode (ICU) before 55.1 does not properly track directionally isolated pieces of text, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted text.

Find out more about CVE-2014-8146 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 1.2
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 icu Will not fix
Red Hat Directory Server 8 icu Will not fix
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