This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
CWE-426 - Untrusted Search Path
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to QPluginLoader in Qt searches for certain plugins first on the current working directory of the application. A local user can place files in the file system and influence the working directory of Qt-based applications to load and execute malicious code.
Note, this vulnerability does not affect Windows systems.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Qt: 5.0 - 5.13.2
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.