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CVE-2007-0242 Detail

Description

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/03/2007

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
ftp://patches.sgi.com/support/free/security/advisories/20070901-01-P.asc
http://fedoranews.org/updates/FEDORA-2007-703.shtml
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1324.html
http://slackware.com/security/viewer.php?l=slackware-security&y=2007&m=slackware-security.348591
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-424.htm
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/39ea4b325a7da742cb8b6995fa585b14.html
http://support.novell.com/techcenter/psdb/fc79b7f48d739f9c803a24ddad933384.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1292
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:074
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:075
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:076
http://www.nabble.com/Bug-417390:-CVE-2007-0242,--Qt-UTF-8-overlong-sequence-decoding-vulnerability-t3506065.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2007_6_sr.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0883.html
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2007-0909.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/23269
http://www.trolltech.com/company/newsroom/announcements/press.2007-03-30.9172215350 Patch
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-452-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/1212
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/33397
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-1202
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11510

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11510
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11510

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0242
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/10/2017