The UTF-8 decoder in codecs/qutfcodec.cpp in Qt 3.3.8 and 4.2.3 does not reject long UTF-8 sequences as required by the standard, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) and directory traversal attacks via long sequences that decode to dangerous metacharacters.
Published 2007-04-03 16:19:00
Updated 2017-10-11 01:31:36
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-0242

2.73%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-0242

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

References for CVE-2007-0242

Products affected by CVE-2007-0242

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