View Full Version : USN-495-1: Qt vulnerability

August 3rd, 2007, 05:40 PM
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================================================== ========= Ubuntu Security Notice USN-495-1 August 03, 2007 qt-x11-free vulnerability CVE-2007-3388 ================================================== ========= A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS Ubuntu 6.10 Ubuntu 7.04 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 6.06 LTS: libqt3-mt 3:3.3.6-1ubuntu6.3 Ubuntu 6.10: libqt3-mt 3:3.3.6-3ubuntu3.2 Ubuntu 7.04: libqt3-mt 3:3.3.8really3.3.7-0ubuntu5.1 After a standard system upgrade you should restart your KDE session to to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: Several format string vulnerabilities have been discovered in Qt warning messages. By causing an application to process specially crafted input data which triggered Qt warnings, this could be exploited to execute arbitrary code with the privilege of the user running the application.

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