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[DSA815] DSA-815-1 kdebase Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
DSA-815-1 kdebase

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
version 3.3.2-1sarge1.
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 3.4.2-3.
We recommend that you upgrade your kdebase-bin package.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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