GLSA-200611-02 : Qt: Integer overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-02.xml

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'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23626 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-02.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4811