GLSA-201403-04 : QtCore: Denial of Service

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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-201403-04
(QtCore: Denial of Service)

A vulnerability in QXmlSimpleReader&rsquo
s XML entity parsing has been

Impact :

A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XML
file using an application linked against QtCore, possibly resulting in
Denial of Service.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All QtCore users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-qt/qtcore-4.8.5-r1'
Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72997 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64418

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4549