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USN150-1 : kdelibs vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
kdelibs vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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)



Network Security Threat Level: High


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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