Joined: 12 May 2004
|Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 12:26 pm Post subject: [ GLSA 202007-38 ] QtGui
|Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
Title: QtGui: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 202007-38)
A use-after-free was discovered in QtGui's Markdown handling code
possibly allowing a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
QtGui is a module for the Qt toolkit.
Vulnerable: < 5.14.2
Unaffected: >= 5.14.2
Architectures: All supported architectures
QtGui’s setMarkdown has a use-after-free related to
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, or cause a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All QtGui users should upgrade to the latest version:
Note that the Qt suite is best kept in sync, so a world upgrade may be
|# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-qt/qtgui-5.14.2"
advisable to keep your system in a good state.