Qt XPM file denial of service

qt-xpm-dos (17041) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Qt is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. By creating a specially-crafted XPM (XPixMap) file, a remote attacker could cause a NULL pointer dereference, once the file is viewed.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

For SuSE Linux:
Upgrade to the latest qt3, qt3-non-mt or qt3-static package, as listed below. Refer to SuSE Security Announcement SuSE-SUSE-SA:2004:027 for more information. See References.

qt3
SuSE Linux 9.1: 3.3.1-36.16 or later
SuSE Linux 9.0: 3.2.1-68 or later
SuSE Linux 8.2: 3.1.1-118 or later
SuSE Linux 8.1: 3.0.5-167 or later

qt3-non-mt
SuSE Linux 9.1: 3.3.1-41.14 or later
SuSE Linux 9.0: 3.2.1-70 or later
SuSE Linux 8.2: 3.1.1-125 or later
SuSE Linux 8.1: 3.0.5-231 or later

qt3-static
SuSE Linux 9.1: 3.3.1-41.14 or later
SuSE Linux 9.0: 3.2.1-70 or later
SuSE Linux 8.2: 3.1.1-124 or later
SuSE Linux 8.1: 3.0.5-159 or later

For Mandrake Linux:
Upgrade to the latest qt3 package, as listed below. Refer to MandrakeSoft Security Advisory MDKSA-2004:085 : qt3 for more information. See References.

Mandrake Linux 9.2: 3.1.2-15.4.92mdk or later
Mandrake Linux 3.2.3-19.2.100mdk or later

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest qt package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2004:414-19 for more information. See References.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 2.1), ES (v. 2.1), WS (v. 2.1), and Red Hat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 for the Itanium Processor: 2.3.1-10 or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3), ES (v. 3), WS (v. 3), Desktop: 3.1.2-13.4.x86_64 or later

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of qt (3.3.3 or later), as listed in GLSA 200408-20. See References.

For Slackware Linux:
Upgrade to the latest qt package, as listed below. Refer to slackware-security Mailing List, Mon, 23 Aug 2004 15:10:53 -0700 (PDT) for more information. See References.

Slackware Linux 9.0: 3.1.2-i486-4 or later
Slackware Linux 9.1: 3.2.1-i486-2 or later
Slackware Linux 10.0 and -current: 3.3.3-i486-1 or later

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (alias woody):
Upgrade to the latest qt package (3.0.3-20020329-1woody2 or later), as listed in DSA-542-1. See References.

For Turbolinux:
Upgrade to the latest qt package, as listed below. Refer to Turbolinux Security Advisory TLSA-2004-21 for more information. See References.

Turbolinux 10 Desktop: 3.2.3-8 or later
Turbolinux 8 Server and Workstation: 2.3.1-22 or later
Turbolinux 7 Server and Workstation:2.3.1-22 or later

For Sun JDS:
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed below. Refer to Sun Alert ID: 57637 for more information. See References.

For Conectiva Linux:
Upgrade to the latest qt package, as listed below. Refer to Conectiva Linux Security Announcement CLSA-2004:866 for more information. See References.

Conectiva Linux 10.0: 3.2.3-55983U10_1cl or later
Conectiva Linux 9: 3.1.1-27866U90_1cl or later

For Red Hat Linux:
Upgrade to the latest XFree86 package, as listed below. Refer to RHSA-2004:478-13 for more information. See References.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS (v. 3), ES (v. 3), WS (v. 3), Desktop (v.3): 4.3.0-69 or later

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Conectiva Linux 10
  • Conectiva Linux 9.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 10.0 AMD64
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2
  • MandrakeSoft Mandrake Linux 9.2 AMD64
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AW
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Linux Advanced Workstation 2.1 Itanium
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 10.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 9.0
  • Slackware Slackware Linux 9.1
  • Slackware Slackware Linux current
  • Sun JDS 2003
  • Sun JDS Release 2
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8
  • SuSE SuSE eMail Server 3.1
  • SuSE SuSE eMail Server III
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.1
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 8.2
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.1
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Connectivity Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Database Server
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Firewall
  • SuSE SuSE Linux Office Server
  • SuSE SuSE SLES 9
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 Desktop
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 10 F...
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 7 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Server
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux 8 Workstation
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Hosting Ed
  • Turbolinux Turbolinux Appliance Server 1.0 Workgroup Ed

Reported:

Aug 19, 2004

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