GLSA-200708-16 : Qt: Multiple format string 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-200708-16
(Qt: Multiple format string vulnerabilities)

Tim Brown of Portcullis Computer Security Ltd and Dirk Mueller of KDE
reported multiple format string errors in qWarning() calls in files
qtextedit.cpp, qdatatable.cpp, qsqldatabase.cpp, qsqlindex.cpp,
qsqlrecord.cpp, qglobal.cpp, and qsvgdevice.cpp.

Impact :

An attacker could trigger one of the vulnerabilities by causing a Qt
application to parse specially crafted text, which may lead to the
execution of arbitrary code.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

Solution :

All Qt 3 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '=x11-libs/qt-3*'

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25944 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-16.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 25154

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3388

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