GLSA-200712-08 : AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-08
(AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Multiple vulnerabilities)

The Qt versions used by the AMD64 x86 emulation Qt libraries were
vulnerable to several flaws (GLSA 200708-16, GLSA 200710-28)

Impact :

An attacker could trigger one of the vulnerabilities by causing a Qt
application to parse specially crafted text or Unicode strings, which
may lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running the application.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library users should upgrade to the latest
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-qtlibs-20071114-r2'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 29295 (gentoo_GLSA-200712-08.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25154