Debian: DSA-4556-1: qtbase-opensource-src security update

    Date31 Oct 2019
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An out-of-bounds memory access was discovered in the Qt library, which could result in denial of service through a text file containing many directional characters.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-4556-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    October 31, 2019                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : qtbase-opensource-src
    CVE ID         : CVE-2019-18281
    
    An out-of-bounds memory access was discovered in the Qt library, which
    could result in denial of service through a text file containing many
    directional characters.
    
    The oldstable distribution (stretch) is not affected.
    
    For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in
    version 5.11.3+dfsg1-1+deb10u1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your qtbase-opensource-src packages.
    
    For the detailed security status of qtbase-opensource-src please refer to
    its security tracker page at:
    https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/qtbase-opensource-src
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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