Fedora 22: qt3 Security Update

    Date 24 Apr 2015
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    This update fixes CVE-2015-1860, a buffer overflow when loading some specific invalid GIF image files, which could be exploited for denial of service (application crash) and possibly even arbitrary code execution attacks. The security patch is backported from Qt 4. (Please note that Qt 3 is NOT vulnerable to the simultaneously published issues CVE-2015-1858 and CVE-2015-1859.)
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    Fedora Update Notification
    FEDORA-2015-6613
    2015-04-22 16:55:11
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    Name        : qt3
    Product     : Fedora 22
    Version     : 3.3.8b
    Release     : 63.fc22
    URL         : https://www.troll.no
    Summary     : The shared library for the Qt 3 GUI toolkit
    Description :
    Qt is a GUI software toolkit which simplifies the task of writing and
    maintaining GUI (Graphical User Interface) applications
    for the X Window System.
    
    Qt is written in C++ and is fully object-oriented.
    
    This package contains the shared library needed to run Qt 3
    applications, as well as the README files for Qt 3.
    
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    Update Information:
    
    This update fixes CVE-2015-1860, a buffer overflow when loading some specific invalid GIF image files, which could be exploited for denial of service (application crash) and possibly even arbitrary code execution attacks. The security patch is backported from Qt 4.
    
    (Please note that Qt 3 is NOT vulnerable to the simultaneously published issues CVE-2015-1858 and CVE-2015-1859.)
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    References:
    
      [ 1 ] Bug #1210675 - CVE-2015-1860 qt: segmentation fault in qgifhandler.cpp
            https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1210675
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    This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use
    su -c 'yum update qt3' at the command line.
    For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
    available at https://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.
    
    All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
    GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
    https://fedoraproject.org/keys
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