CentOS 7 : qt (CESA-2020:1172)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135349


The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:1172 advisory.

- qt5-qtbase: Double free in QXmlStreamReader (CVE-2018-15518)

- qt5-qtsvg: Invalid parsing of malformed url reference resulting in a denial of service (CVE-2018-19869)

- qt5-qtbase: QImage allocation failure in qgifhandler (CVE-2018-19870)

- qt5-qtimageformats: QTgaFile CPU exhaustion (CVE-2018-19871)

- qt: Malformed PPM image causing division by zero and crash in qppmhandler.cpp (CVE-2018-19872)

- qt5-qtbase: QBmpHandler segmentation fault on malformed BMP file (CVE-2018-19873)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected qt packages.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135349

File Name: centos_RHSA-2020-1172.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/10/2020

Updated: 6/5/2020

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-19873


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-assistant, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-config, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-demos, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-devel-private, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-examples, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-mysql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-odbc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-qdbusviewer, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-qvfb, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:qt-x11, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15518, CVE-2018-19869, CVE-2018-19870, CVE-2018-19871, CVE-2018-19872, CVE-2018-19873

RHSA: 2020:1172