CVE-2014-7940

NameCVE-2014-7940
DescriptionThe collator implementation in i18n/ucol.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) 52 through SVN revision 293126, as used in Google Chrome before 40.0.2214.91, does not initialize memory for a data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted character sequence.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDLA-219-1, DSA-3187-1
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs776265

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch63.0.3239.84-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)69.0.3497.92-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid69.0.3497.92-1fixed
icu (PTS)jessie (security), jessie52.1-8+deb8u7fixed
stretch (security), stretch57.1-6+deb9u2fixed
buster, sid60.2-6fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)40.0.2214.91-1high
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
icusource(unstable)52.1-7.1high776265
icusourcesqueeze4.4.1-8+squeeze3highDLA-219-1
icusourcewheezy4.8.1.1-12+deb7u2highDSA-3187-1

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