DescriptionQt through 5.14 allows an exponential XML entity expansion attack via a crafted SVG document that is mishandled in QXmlStreamReader, a related issue to CVE-2003-1564.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs951066

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qtbase-opensource-src (PTS)stretch5.7.1+dfsg-3+deb9u2vulnerable
stretch (security)5.7.1+dfsg-3+deb9u3vulnerable
buster (security)5.11.3+dfsg1-1+deb10u3vulnerable
bullseye, sid5.15.2+dfsg-5fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[buster] - qtbase-opensource-src <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - qtbase-opensource-src <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - qtbase-opensource-src <ignored> (Minor issue; upstream patches use not-yet-available QStringView API) (5.12 backport)

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