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[DSA1200] DSA-1200-1 qt-x11-free Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
An integer overflow has been found in the pixmap handling routines in
the Qt GUI libraries. This could allow a possible hacker to cause a denial of
service and possibly execute arbitrary code by providing a specially
crafted image file and inducing the victim to view it in an application
based on Qt.
For the stable distribution (sarge), this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
versions 3:3.3.7-1 and 4.2.1-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your qt-x11-free packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2006/dsa-1200
Threat Level: High
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