CVE Reference: CVE-2012-5624

NOTE: The text on this page is written by CVE MITRE and reflects neither the opinions of Secunia or the results of our research. All data on this page is written and maintained by CVE MITRE.

Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2012-5624

Description:
The XMLHttpRequest object in Qt before 4.8.4 enables http redirection to the file scheme, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to force the read of arbitrary local files and possibly obtain sensitive information via a file: URL to a QML application.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1723-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00034.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00045.html
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2013-01/msg00048.html

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA52217

MLIST
  http://lists.qt-project.org/pipermail/announce/2012-November/000014.html
  http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/04/8

MISC

CONFIRM
  http://qt.gitorious.org/qt/qt/commit/96311def2466dd44de64d77a1c815b22fbf68f71


Return to the previous page.