Scientific Linux Security Update : qt on SL5.x, SL4.x, SL3.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60237


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


Several format string flaws were found in Qt error message handling.
If an application linked against Qt created an error message from user-supplied data in a certain way, it could lead to a denial of service or possibly allow the execution of arbitrary code.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60237

File Name: sl_20070731_qt_on_SL5_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2014/05/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3388