CVE Database

CVE-2007-0242

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2007-03-29
Bugzilla: 234633: CVE-2007-0242 QT UTF8 improper character expansion

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The UTF-8 decoder in codecs/qutfcodec.cpp in Qt 3.3.8 and 4.2.3 does not reject long UTF-8 sequences as required by the standard, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) and directory traversal attacks via long sequences that decode to dangerous metacharacters.

Find out more about CVE-2007-0242 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 2.1 (qt) RHSA-2007:0883 September 13, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (qt) RHSA-2007:0883 September 13, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 October 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (qt) RHSA-2007:0883 September 13, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kdelibs) RHSA-2007:0909 October 08, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (qt) RHSA-2007:0883 September 13, 2007
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (qt4) RHSA-2011:1324 September 21, 2011

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