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[DSA815] DSA-815-1 kdebase

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
DSA-815-1 kdebase

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Ilja van Sprundel discovered a serious lock file handling error in
kcheckpass that can, in some configurations, be used to gain root
access.
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 : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-815
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is (C) 2007 Michel Arboi

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