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SUSE-SA:2004:027: qt3/qt3-non-mt/qt3-32bit/qt3-static Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the qt3 packages

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory SUSE-SA:2004:027

The QT-library is an environment for GUI-programming and is used in
various well-known projects, like KDE.

There is a heap overflow in the BMP image format parser. An
attacker, exploiting this flaw, would need to be able to coerce
a local user or program to process a specially crafted image
file. Upon successful exploitation, the attacker would be able
to execute arbitrary code.

In addition, there are 2 distinct flaws within the XPM parser
which, when exploited, lead to a Denial of Service (DoS).

Solution :

Threat Level: High

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