Bug 1993132 (CVE-2020-24741) - CVE-2020-24741 qt: QLibrary loads libraries relative to CWD which could result in arbitrary code execution
Summary: CVE-2020-24741 qt: QLibrary loads libraries relative to CWD which could resul...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2020-24741
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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medium
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1993133 1993134 1993135 2012851
Blocks: 1993141
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2021-08-12 13:07 UTC by Michael Kaplan
Modified: 2022-04-18 00:26 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: qt 5.12.7, qt 5.14.1, qt 5.15.0
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Qt5 versions up to qt 5.12.7, qt 5.14.1, qt 5.15.0 allows plugins to be loaded from current working directory, this can lead to compromised plugins to loaded leading to possible arbitrary code execution.
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Last Closed: 2022-04-18 00:26:56 UTC
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Description Michael Kaplan 2021-08-12 13:07:08 UTC
An issue has been fixed in Qt versions 5.14.1 and 5.12.7 where QLibrary attempts to load plugins relative to the working directory, allowing attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted files.

Reference:

https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-81272

Comment 1 Michael Kaplan 2021-08-12 13:07:39 UTC
Created qt tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1993133]


Created qt3 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1993134]


Created qt5 tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1993135]

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2022-04-18 00:26:54 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2020-24741


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