LinuxSecurity.com
Share your story
The central voice for Linux and Open Source security news
Home News Topics Advisories HOWTOs Features Newsletters About Register

Welcome!
Sign up!
EnGarde Community
Login
Polls
What is the most important Linux security technology?
 
Advisories
Community
Linux Events
Linux User Groups
Link to Us
Security Center
Book Reviews
Security Dictionary
Security Tips
SELinux
White Papers
Featured Blogs
All About Linux
DanWalsh LiveJournal
Securitydistro
Latest Newsletters
Linux Security Week: July 28th, 2014
Linux Advisory Watch: July 25th, 2014
Subscribe
LinuxSecurity Newsletters
E-mail:
Choose Lists:
About our Newsletters
RSS Feeds
Get the LinuxSecurity news you want faster with RSS
Powered By

  
Slackware: qt Print E-mail
User Rating:      How can I rate this item?
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Slackware New qt packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 11.0 to fix a possible security issue.
[slackware-security]  qt (SSA:2006-298-01)

New qt packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, 10.2, and 11.0
to fix a possible security issue.

More details about this issue may be found in the Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:

  http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4811

Trolltech has put out a press release which may be found here:

  http://www.trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements/press.2006-10-19.5434451733


Here are the details from the Slackware 11.0 ChangeLog:
+--------------------------+
patches/packages/qt-3.3.7-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz:  Upgraded to qt-x11-free-3.3.7.
  This fixes an issue with Qt's handling of pixmap images that causes Qt linked
  applications to crash if a specially crafted malicious image is loaded.
  Inspection of the code in question makes it seem unlikely that this could
  lead to more serious implications (such as arbitrary code execution), but it
  is recommended that users upgrade to the new Qt package.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements/press.2006-10-19.5434451733
    http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-4811
  (* Security fix *)
+--------------------------+


Where to find the new packages:
+-----------------------------+

HINT:  Getting slow download speeds from ftp.slackware.com?
Give slackware.osuosl.org a try.  This is another primary FTP site
for Slackware that can be considerably faster than downloading
from ftp.slackware.com.

Thanks to the friendly folks at the OSU Open Source Lab
(http://osuosl.org) for donating additional FTP and rsync hosting
to the Slackware project!  :-)

Also see the "Get Slack" section on http://slackware.com for
additional mirror sites near you.

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/qt-3.3.3-i486-2_slack10.0.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.1/patches/packages/qt-3.3.3-i486-4_slack10.1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.2:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.2/patches/packages/qt-3.3.4-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz

Updated packages for Slackware 11.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/qca-tls-1.0-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-11.0/patches/packages/qt-3.3.7-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz



MD5 signatures:
+-------------+

Slackware 10.0 package:
a1c994922a521124e45090f59803f943  qt-3.3.3-i486-2_slack10.0.tgz

Slackware 10.1 package:
0b0fbabc4d3ebc3f73d51c60888327da  qt-3.3.3-i486-4_slack10.1.tgz

Slackware 10.2 package:
32a47658e1d1905f75b6dd922cddece6  qt-3.3.4-i486-3_slack10.2.tgz

Slackware 11.0 packages:
5b73117bbad94a0279535ecffc56ff3b  qca-tls-1.0-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz
8640fdfa927f2b683835b004b0fc25d4  qt-3.3.7-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz


Installation instructions:
+------------------------+

Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg qt-3.3.7-i486-1_slack11.0.tgz

If you are running Slackware 11.0, you will also need to upgrade the
qca-tls package to put the plugin in the new qt-3.3.7 plugin directory.
Earlier versions of Slackware do not include the qca-tls package.
# upgradepkg qca-tls-1.0-i486-3_slack11.0.tgz


+-----+

Slackware Linux Security Team
http://slackware.com/gpg-key
security@slackware.com
 
< Prev   Next >
    
Partner

 

Latest Features
Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
Securing a Linux Web Server
Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
Password guessing as an attack vector
Squid and Digest Authentication
Squid and Basic Authentication
Demystifying the Chinese Hacking Industry: Earning 6 Million a Night
Free Online security course (LearnSIA) - A Call for Help
What You Need to Know About Linux Rootkits
Review: A Practical Guide to Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux - Fifth Edition
Yesterday's Edition
NSA keeps low profile at hacker conventions despite past appearances
Partner Sponsor

Community | HOWTOs | Blogs | Features | Book Reviews | Networking
 Security Projects |  Latest News |  Newsletters |  SELinux |  Privacy |  Home
 Hardening |   About Us |   Advertise |   Legal Notice |   RSS |   Guardian Digital
(c)Copyright 2014 Guardian Digital, Inc. All rights reserved.