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Fedora Core 3 2005-594: kdelibs

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the kdelibs package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory FEDORA-2005-594 (kdelibs).

Libraries for the K Desktop Environment.

KDE Libraries include: kdecore (KDE core library), kdeui (user
interface), kfm (file manager), khtmlw (HTML widget), kio
(Input/Output, networking), kspell (spelling checker), jscript
(javascript), kab (addressbook), kimgio (image manipulation).

Update Information:

A flaw was discovered affecting Kate, the KDE advanced text editor,
and
Kwrite. Depending on system settings it may be possible for a local
user
to read the backup files created by Kate or Kwrite. The Common
Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the name CVE-2005-1920
to
this issue.

Users of Kate or Kwrite should update to this erratum package which
contains a backported patch from the KDE security team correcting this
issue.


Solution : http://www.fedoranews.org/blog/index.php?p=776
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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