CVE-2016-10040

NameCVE-2016-10040
DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in QXmlSimpleReader in Qt 4.8.5 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a xml file with multiple nested open tags.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs850954, 851058

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
qt4-x11 (PTS)wheezy4:4.8.2+dfsg-11vulnerable
jessie4:4.8.6+git64-g5dc8b2b+dfsg-3+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid, stretch4:4.8.7+dfsg-11vulnerable
qtbase-opensource-src (PTS)jessie5.3.2+dfsg-4+deb8u2vulnerable
stretch5.7.1+dfsg-3vulnerable
buster5.9.1+dfsg-9vulnerable
sid5.9.1+dfsg-12vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
qt4-x11source(unstable)(unfixed)medium851058
qtbase-opensource-srcsource(unstable)(unfixed)medium850954

Notes

[stretch] - qt4-x11 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - qt4-x11 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - qt4-x11 <ignored> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - qtbase-opensource-src <ignored> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - qtbase-opensource-src <ignored> (Minor issue)
CVE assignment specific to http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/24/2
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/12/24/1

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