Subject: [boost] [Locale] Security bug announcement - UTF-8 validation
From: Artyom Beilis (artyomtnk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-04 09:15:27
Boost.Locale library in Boost 1.48 to 1.52 including has a security flow.
boost::locale::utf::utf_traits accepted some invalid UTF-8 sequences.
Applications that used these functions for UTF-8 input validation could
expose themself to security threats as invalid UTF-8 sequece would be
considered as valid.
This bug is fixed in upcoming Boost 1.53.
For more details see: https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/7743
Users who can't upgrade to the latest versions may apply the following patch to
fix the problem.
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