Vigil@nce - libQt5: use after free via QXmlStreamReader
February 2019 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian, Fedora, openSUSE Leap, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Consequences: user access/rights, denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 19/12/2018.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via QXmlStreamReader() of libQt5, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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