Debian Security Advisory

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

Date Reported:
31 Oct 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-18281.
More information:

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: