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Security update for qt3

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(Last modified: 16AUG2004)


solutions Security update for qt3 SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a6fd5438809ee6e74e5ae0f1f58211ea)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Desktop 1.0

Package: qt3
Release: 20040816
Obsoletes: none

Indications

Everyone who uses QT-based applications (like KDE) should update.

Contraindications

None.

Problem description

This updates resolves several buffer overflow bugs in the QT library. These
overflows exist in the image handling code for various image formats and can
be exploited by attackers to crash or probably execute code by providing
malformated image files to QT-based applications. (CAN-2004-0691,
CAN-2004-0692, CAN-2004-0693)

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

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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