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[DSA815] DSA-815-1 kdebase Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Ilja van Sprundel discovered a serious lock file handling error in
kcheckpass that can, in some configurations, be used to gain root
The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.
For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your kdebase-bin package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-815
Threat Level: High
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