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Fedora Core 4 2005-744: kdeedu Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the kdeedu package
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-744 (kdeedu).
Educational/Edutainment applications for KDE
Ben Burton notified the KDE security team about several
tempfile handling related vulnerabilities in langen2kvtml,
a conversion script for kvoctrain. The script must be
The script uses known filenames in /tmp which allow an local
attacker to overwrite files writeable by the user invoking the
This update fixes these vulnerabilities.
Solution : http://fedoranews.org//mediawiki/index.php/Fedora_Core_4_Update:_kdeedu-3.4.2-0.fc4.2
Threat Level: High
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