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USN150-1 : kdelibs vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
kdelibs vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

These remote packages are missing security patches :
- kdelibs
- kdelibs-bin
- kdelibs-data
- kdelibs4
- kdelibs4-dev
- kdelibs4-doc

Description :

Kate and Kwrite create a backup file before saving a modified file.
These backup files were created with default permissions, even if the
original file had more strict permissions set, so that other local
users could possibly read the backup file even if they are not
permitted to read the original file.

Solution :

Upgrade to :
- kdelibs-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs-bin-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs-data-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-dev-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)
- kdelibs4-doc-3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3 (Ubuntu 5.04)

Threat Level: High

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