GLSA-200611-02 : Qt: Integer overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 23626


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-02 (Qt: Integer overflow)

An integer overflow flaw has been found in the pixmap handling of Qt.
Impact :

By enticing a user to open a specially crafted pixmap image in an application using Qt, e.g. Konqueror, a remote attacker could be able to cause an application crash or the execution of arbitrary code with the rights of the user running the application.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Qt 3.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/qt-3.3.6-r4' All Qt 4.x users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=x11-libs/qt-4.1.4-r2'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 23626

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200611-02.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/11/07

Modified: 2015/04/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:qt, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/11/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-4811

BID: 20599

OSVDB: 29843

GLSA: 200611-02