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Advisories

MGASA-2021-0270 - Updated qtwebsockets5 packages fix a security vulnerability

Publication date: 23 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0270.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE-2018-21035

In Qt through 5.14.1, the WebSocket implementation accepts up to 2GB for 
frames and 2GB for messages. Smaller limits cannot be configured. This makes 
it easier for attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption)
(CVE-2018-21035).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27560
- https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4690
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-21035

SRPMS:
- 7/core/qtwebsockets5-5.12.6-1.1.mga7

Mageia 2021-0270: qtwebsockets5 security update

In Qt through 5.14.1, the WebSocket implementation accepts up to 2GB for frames and 2GB for messages

Summary

In Qt through 5.14.1, the WebSocket implementation accepts up to 2GB for frames and 2GB for messages. Smaller limits cannot be configured. This makes it easier for attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) (CVE-2018-21035).

References

- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=27560

- https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4690

- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2018-21035

Resolution

MGASA-2021-0270 - Updated qtwebsockets5 packages fix a security vulnerability

SRPMS

- 7/core/qtwebsockets5-5.12.6-1.1.mga7

Severity
Publication date: 23 Jun 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0270.html
Type: security
CVE: CVE-2018-21035

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