CVE-2015-1270

NameCVE-2015-1270
DescriptionThe ucnv_io_getConverterName function in common/ucnv_io.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU), as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89, mishandles converter names with initial x- substrings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read of uninitialized memory) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3315-1, DSA-3360-1
Debian Bugs798647

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
icu (PTS)buster63.1-6+deb10u3fixed
buster (security)63.1-6+deb10u2fixed
bullseye67.1-7fixed
bookworm, sid71.1-3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcejessie44.0.2403.89-1~deb8u1DSA-3315-1
chromium-browsersource(unstable)44.0.2403.89-1
icusourcesqueeze(not affected)
icusourcewheezy(not affected)
icusourcejessie52.1-8+deb8u3DSA-3360-1
icusource(unstable)55.1-5798647

Notes

[wheezy] - icu <not-affected> (code in ucnv_io_getConverterName not present, introduced in 49.x)
[squeeze] - icu <not-affected> (code in ucnv_io_getConverterName not present, introduced in 49.x)
http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/11696
Patch: http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/changeset/37486/

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