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[GLSA-200611-21] Kile: Incorrect backup file permission

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Kile: Incorrect backup file permission

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-21
(Kile: Incorrect backup file permission)


Kile fails to set the same permissions on backup files as on the
original file. This is similar to CVE-2005-1920.

Impact

A kile user may inadvertently grant access to sensitive information.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-1920


Solution:
All Kile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-editors/kile-1.9.2-r1"


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2006 Michel Arboi

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