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[GLSA-200611-21] Kile: Incorrect backup file permission Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Kile: Incorrect backup file permission
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-21
(Kile: Incorrect backup file permission)
Kile fails to set the same permissions on backup files as on the
original file. This is similar to CVE-2005-1920.
A kile user may inadvertently grant access to sensitive information.
There is no known workaround at this time.
All Kile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-editors/kile-1.9.2-r1"
Threat Level: Low
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