Qt (SSA:2004-236-01) for Slackware
Posted on: 08/24/2004 04:49 AM

New Qt packages are available for Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, and -current to fix security issues.

Bugs in the routines that handle PNG, BMP, GIF, and JPEG images may allow an attacker to cause unauthorized code to execute when a specially crafted image file is processed. These flaws may also cause crashes that lead to a denial of service.

More details about these issues may be found in the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0691
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0692
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0693

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
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Mon Aug 23 12:12:58 PDT 2004
patches/packages/qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz: Upgraded to qt-3.3.3.
This fixes bugs in the image loading routines which could be
used by an attacker to run unauthorized code or create a
denial-of-service.
For more details, see:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0691
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0692
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0693
(* Security fix *)
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Where to find the new packages:
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Updated package for Slackware 9.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.0/patches/packages/kde/qt-3.1.2-i486-4.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-9.1/patches/packages/qt-3.2.1-i486-2.tgz

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-10.0/patches/packages/qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz

Updated package for Slackware -current:
ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/kde/qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz


MD5 signatures:
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Slackware 9.0 package:
1c08c5c4565bc9705c77c68158b243ff qt-3.1.2-i486-4.tgz

Slackware 9.1 package:
0ac3036c617f3236d868524d7b04c9ac qt-3.2.1-i486-2.tgz

Slackware 10.0 package:
58f31da25d9e03b6d00bda1402c361ef qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz

Slackware -current package:
58f31da25d9e03b6d00bda1402c361ef qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz


Installation instructions:
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Upgrade the package as root:
# upgradepkg qt-3.3.3-i486-1.tgz


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