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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<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>2014-03-13</announced>
  <revised>2014-03-13: 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="https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2013-4549">CVE-2013-4549</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2014-02-19T14:50:40Z">Zlogene</metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2014-03-13T16:57:59Z">
    pinkbyte
  </metadata>
</glsa>