Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 / 13.10 : qt4-x11, qtbase-opensource-src vulnerability (USN-2057-1)

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 :

It was discovered that QXmlSimpleReader in Qt incorrectly handled XML
entity expansion. An attacker could use this flaw to cause Qt
applications to consume large amounts of resources, resulting in a
denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected libqt4-xml and / or libqt5xml5 packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 71518 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64418

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4549