This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of
Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu.
The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the
following package versions:
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS:
Ubuntu 8.04 LTS:
After a standard system upgrade you need to restart applications linked
against libicu, such as OpenOffice.org, to effect the necessary changes.
It was discovered that libicu did not correctly handle certain invalid
encoded data. If a user or automated system were tricked into processing
specially crafted data with applications linked against libicu, certain
content filters could be bypassed.