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SSA-2005-251-01 kcheckpass in kdebase Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
SSA-2005-251-01 kcheckpass in kdebase
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
New kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and -current to
fix a security issue with the kcheckpass program. Earlier versions of
Slackware are not affected. A flaw in the way the program creates lockfiles
could allow a local attacker to gain root rights.
For more details about the issue, see:
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