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[GLSA-200703-06] AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Integer overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Integer overflow

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200703-06
(AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Integer overflow)


An integer overflow flaw has been found in the pixmap handling of Qt,
making the AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library vulnerable as well.

Impact

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted pixmap image in an
application using the AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library, a remote attacker
could cause an application crash or the remote execution of arbitrary
code with the rights of the user running the application.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-02.xml
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4811


Solution:
All AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library users should upgrade to the latest
version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-qtlibs-10.0"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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