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[DSA804] DSA-804-1 kdelibs Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
KDE developers have reported a vulnerability in the backup file
handling of Kate and Kwrite. The backup files are created with
default permissions, even if the original file had more strict
permissions set. This could disclose information unintendedly.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) these problems have been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your kdelibs packages.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-804
Threat Level: High
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