CVE-2015-1859

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2015-03-11
Bugzilla:
1210674: CVE-2015-1859 qt: segmentation fault in qicohandler.cpp
A memory corruption flaw was found in the way Qt handled certain Icon (ICO) files. If a user loaded a specially crafted ICO image file with an application linked against Qt, it could cause the application to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the application.

Find out more about CVE-2015-1859 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score 5.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 qt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 qt3 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qt3 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 qt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 qt4 Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 qt Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank Richard Moore of KDE for reporting this issue.
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