Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1627-1 qtbase-opensource-src -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
03 Jan 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-15518, CVE-2018-19870, CVE-2018-19873.
More information:

Multiple issues were fixed in Qt.

  • CVE-2018-15518

    A double-free or corruption during parsing of a specially crafted illegal XML document.

  • CVE-2018-19870

    A malformed GIF image might have caused a NULL pointer dereference in QGifHandler resulting in a segmentation fault.

  • CVE-2018-19873

    QBmpHandler had a buffer overflow via BMP data.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 5.3.2+dfsg-4+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your qtbase-opensource-src packages.

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