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CVE-2012-5624

Impact: Low
Public: 2012-11-30
Bugzilla: 883415: CVE-2012-5624 Qt: QML XmlHttpRequest insecure redirection

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The XMLHttpRequest object in Qt before 4.8.4 enables http redirection to the file scheme, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to force the read of arbitrary local files and possibly obtain sensitive information via a file: URL to a QML application.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5624 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of qt and qt4 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. This issue did not affect the versions of qt3 and qt as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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

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