Debian Security Advisory DSA 1200-1 (qt-x11-free)

Published: 2008-01-17 22:17:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in version 3:3.3.4-3sarge1 For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in versions 3:3.3.7-1 and 4.2.1-1. We recommend that you upgrade your qt-x11-free Linux Distribution Packages. https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%201200-1

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to qt-x11-free announced via advisory DSA 1200-1. An integer overflow has been found in the pixmap handling routines in the Qt GUI libraries. This could allow an attacker to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code by providing a specially crafted image file and inducing the victim to view it in an application based on Qt.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2006-4811

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20599

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
6.8

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