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[GLSA-200611-02] Qt: Integer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Qt: Integer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-02
(Qt: Integer overflow)


An integer overflow flaw has been found in the pixmap handling of Qt.

Impact

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted pixmap image in an
application using Qt, e.g. Konqueror, a remote attacker could be able
to cause an application crash or the execution of arbitrary code with
the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4811


Solution:
All Qt 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/qt-3.3.6-r4"
All Qt 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=x11-libs/qt-4.1.4-r2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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