Bug 864538 (CVE-2012-5109)

Summary: CVE-2012-5109 icu: DoS (out-of bounds read) via vectors related to regular expression
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: caolanm, denis.arnaud_fedora, erack, rmeggins
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-10-09 14:31:25 UTC
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-5109 to the following vulnerability:

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.

[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-5109
[2] http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/10/stable-channel-update.html
[3] https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=148692 (private)

Comment 1 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-10-16 05:40:22 UTC
Upstream patch:

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-10-16 06:49:38 UTC
This issue does not affect the version of icu package as shipped with Fedora 16 and Fedora 17.

Comment 9 Vincent Danen 2015-08-22 15:45:10 UTC

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: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.