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Old 08-23-2004, 06:48 PM   #1
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[slackware-security] Qt (SSA:2004-236-01)

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[slackware-security] Qt (SSA:2004-236-01)

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:

Here are the details from the Slackware 10.0 ChangeLog:
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
For more details, see:
(* Security fix *)

Where to find the new packages:

Updated package for Slackware 9.0:

Updated package for Slackware 9.1:

Updated package for Slackware 10.0:

Updated package for Slackware -current:

MD5 signatures:

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:

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


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Old 08-24-2004, 08:57 AM   #2
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