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USN-2626-1: Qt vulnerabilities

3 June 2015

Qt could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.

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Details

Wolfgang Schenk discovered that Qt incorrectly handled certain malformed
GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a
specially crafted GIF image, a remote attacker could use this issue to
cause Qt to crash, resulting in a denial of service. This issue only
applied to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. (CVE-2014-0190)

Fabian Vogt discovered that Qt incorrectly handled certain malformed BMP
images. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially
crafted BMP image, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause Qt to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2015-0295)

Richard Moore and Fabian Vogt discovered that Qt incorrectly handled
certain malformed BMP images. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a specially crafted BMP image, a remote attacker could use
this issue to cause Qt to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1858)

Richard Moore and Fabian Vogt discovered that Qt incorrectly handled
certain malformed ICO images. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a specially crafted ICO image, a remote attacker could use
this issue to cause Qt to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1859)

Richard Moore and Fabian Vogt discovered that Qt incorrectly handled
certain malformed GIF images. If a user or automated system were tricked
into opening a specially crafted GIF image, a remote attacker could use
this issue to cause Qt to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or
possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1860)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04
Ubuntu 14.10
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to restart your session to make
all the necessary changes.