Bug 411751 - (CVE-2007-5965) CVE-2007-5965 qt4: QSslSocket may skip SSL certificate verification
CVE-2007-5965 qt4: QSslSocket may skip SSL certificate verification
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
source=vendorsec,reported=20071204,pu...
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Depends On: 427232 427233
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Reported: 2007-12-05 05:01 EST by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2008-01-02 08:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-02 03:18:15 EST
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Upstream patch (1.51 KB, patch)
2007-12-05 05:03 EST, Tomas Hoger
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-12-05 05:01:25 EST
Thiago José Macieira of Trolltech informed us of following problem affecting QT4
library:

Qt 4 has a potential vulnerability in QSslSocket, which might cause a
certificate verification in SSL connections not to be performed. As a 
consequence, code using QSslSocket might be mislead into thinking the 
certificate was verified correctly when it actually failed in one or more 
criteria.

Versions affected: 4.3.0, 4.3.1 and 4.3.2
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2007-12-05 05:03:17 EST
Created attachment 277991 [details]
Upstream patch
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2007-12-05 05:09:31 EST
This issue did not affect versions of qt and qt4 packages as shipped with Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

Packages shipped are in version < 4.3 and do not contain vulnerable code.
Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2008-01-02 03:07:50 EST
Fedora updates already built and available via testing repository:

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F7/FEDORA-2007-4354
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2007-4285

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