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<glsa id="201403-04">
<title>QtCore: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>A vulnerability in QXmlSimpleReader class can be used to cause a
Denial of Service condition.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">qt-core</product>
<announced>March 13, 2014</announced>
<revised>March 13, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>494728</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="dev-qt/qtcore" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">4.8.5-r1</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">4.8.5-r1</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>The Qt toolkit is a comprehensive C++ application development framework.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>A vulnerability in QXmlSimpleReader’s XML entity parsing has been
discovered.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A remote attacker could entice a user to open a specially crafted XML
file using an application linked against QtCore, possibly resulting in
Denial of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All QtCore users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=dev-qt/qtcore-4.8.5-r1"
</code>
<p>Packages which depend on this library may need to be recompiled. Tools
such as revdep-rebuild may assist in identifying these packages.
</p>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4549">CVE-2013-4549</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Wed, 19 Feb 2014 14:50:40 +0000">Zlogene</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:57:59 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
</glsa>