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Security update for Qt3


(Last modified: 05APR2007)

solutions Security update for Qt3 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (4fd3f9ec0a59239449a8e9b3dd77624a)

Applies to

Package: qt3
Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0
SUSE LINUX Retail Solution 8
SuSE Linux School Server for i386
SuSE Linux Standard Server 8
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for x86
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IPF
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM S/390 and IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM zSeries
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for AMD64
SuSE Linux Openexchange Server 4
Patch: patch-11470
Release: 20070405
Obsoletes: none


Everyone should install this update.



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).


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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