Ubuntu 10.04 LTS / 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : qt4-x11 vulnerabilities (USN-1723-1)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Richard J. Moore and Peter Hartmann discovered that Qt allowed
redirecting requests from http to file schemes. If an attacker were
able to perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be
exploited to view sensitive information. This issue only affected
Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 12.10. (CVE-2012-5624)

Stephen Cheng discovered that Qt may report incorrect errors when ssl
certificate verification fails. (CVE-2012-6093)

Tim Brown and Mark Lowe discovered that Qt incorrectly used weak
permissions on shared memory segments. A local attacker could use this
issue to view sensitive information, or modify program data belonging
to other users. (CVE-2013-0254).

Solution :

Update the affected libqt4-core and / or libqt4-network packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.6
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64638 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56807

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5624