GLSA-200712-08 : AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Multiple vulnerabilities
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29295
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200712-08 (AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Multiple vulnerabilities)
The Qt versions used by the AMD64 x86 emulation Qt libraries were vulnerable to several flaws (GLSA 200708-16, GLSA 200710-28) Impact :
An attacker could trigger one of the vulnerabilities by causing a Qt application to parse specially crafted text or Unicode strings, which may lead to the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-qtlibs-20071114-r2'