Bug 1801369 (CVE-2015-9541) - CVE-2015-9541 qt: XML entity expansion vulnerability
Summary: CVE-2015-9541 qt: XML entity expansion vulnerability
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2015-9541
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1822193 1801370 1822192 1837288
Blocks: 1801371
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2020-02-10 18:03 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2020-05-19 08:57 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: Qt 5.15.0
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An XML Entity Expansion flaw was found in the QT library. Applications that use QT to load untrusted images, for example, SVG images, or untrusted XML documents, may be vulnerable to this flaw. This flaw allows an attacker to cause a denial of service.
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-02-10 18:03:51 UTC
Qt 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.


Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-02-10 18:04:08 UTC
Created qt5 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1801370]

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