Trolltech Qt QTgaFile Denial of Service Vulnerability

A vulnerability in the QTgaFile component of Trolltech Qt could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.

The vulnerability is due to improper processing of image files by the QTgaFile component of the affected software. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to access an image file that submits malicious input to the targeted system. A successful exploit could consume excessive amounts of CPU resources, resulting in a DoS condition.

Trolltech has confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2018-19871

Source:: Cisco Multivendor Vulnerability Alerts