GLSA-201603-10 : QtGui: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89903


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201603-10 (QtGui: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities have been discovered in QtGui.
It is possible for remote attackers to construct specially crafted BMP, ICO, or GIF images that lead to buffer overflows. After successfully overflowing the buffer the remote attacker can then cause a Denial of Service or execute arbitrary code.
Impact :

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code or cause Denial of Service.
Workaround :

There is no known work around at this time.


All QtGui 4.8 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-qt/qtgui-4.8.6-r4' All QtGui 5.4 users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-qt/qtgui-5.4.1-r1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89903

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201603-10.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/03/14

Modified: 2016/03/14

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: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:qtgui, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1858, CVE-2015-1859, CVE-2015-1860

GLSA: 201603-10