Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 6.10 / 7.04 : qt-x11-free vulnerability (USN-495-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Several format string vulnerabilities have been discovered in Qt
warning messages. By causing an application to process specially
crafted input data which triggered Qt warnings, this could be
exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privilege of the user
running the application.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28097 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3388