GLSA-200712-08 : AMD64 x86 emulation Qt library: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 29295


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


The 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.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All 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'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 29295

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200712-08.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2007/12/11

Modified: 2018/01/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:emul-linux-x86-qtlibs, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2007/12/09

Reference Information

BID: 25154, 25657

OSVDB: 39384, 39385

GLSA: 200712-08