SUSE SLES12 Security Update : libqt4 (SUSE-SU-2020:1021-1)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 135753



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


This update for libqt4 fixes the following issues :

CVE-2018-15518: Fixed a double free in QXmlStreamReader (bsc#1118595)

CVE-2018-19873: Fixed a segmantation fault via a malformed BMP file (bsc#1118596).

CVE-2018-19869: Fixed an improper checking which might lead to a crach via a malformed url reference (bsc#1118599).

Added stricter toplevel asm parsing by dropping volatile qualification that has no effect (bsc#1121214).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the SUSE security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP5-2020-1021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-WE-12-SP4-2020-1021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP5-2020-1021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SDK-12-SP4-2020-1021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP5:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP5-2020-1021=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12-SP4:zypper in -t patch SUSE-SLE-SERVER-12-SP4-2020-1021=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 135753

File Name: suse_SU-2020-1021-1.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/20/2020

Updated: 1/13/2021

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

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


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:novell:suse_linux:libqt4, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-devel-doc-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-devel-doc-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-qt3support, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-qt3support-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-mysql, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-mysql-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-plugins-debugsource, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-sql-sqlite-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-x11, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libqt4-x11-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qt4-x11-tools, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:qt4-x11-tools-debuginfo, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:12

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/17/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/26/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15518, CVE-2018-19869, CVE-2018-19873