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Security update for Qt3

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(Last modified: 05APR2007)


solutions Security update for Qt3 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (39ea4b325a7da742cb8b6995fa585b14)

Applies to

Package: qt3
qt3-non-mt
qt3-static
qt3-devel
Product(s): SUSE SLED 10 for x86
SUSE SLED 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
SLE SDK 10 for x86
SLE SDK 10 for IPF
SLE SDK 10 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SLE SDK 10 for IBM zSeries
SLE SDK 10 for X86-64
SUSE SLES 10 for x86
SUSE SLES 10 for IPF
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM POWER
SUSE SLES 10 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE SLES 10 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T

Release: 20070405
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone should install this update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

Qt wrongly accepts overly long UTF-8 sequences due to a bug in the UTF-8
decoder. This may lead to security problems unter certain circumstances. The
bug for example allows for script tag injection in konqueror (CVE-2007-0242).

Solution

Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fvh qt3.rpm qt3-non-mt.rpm qt3-static.rpm qt3-devel.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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