International Components for Unicode (icu) is used by Power Hardware Management Console (HMC). HMC has addressed the applicable CVE.
DESCRIPTION: International Components for Unicode (ICU) for C/C++ is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by an integer overflow in UnicodeString::doAppend() function in common/unistr.cpp. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the application to crash.
CVSS Base score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/177660 for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
|HMC V9.1.910.0||V9.1.910.0 and above|
Workarounds and Mitigations
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08 Oct 2020: Initial Publication
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22 September 2021