|Category:||Ubuntu Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Ubuntu USN-150-1 (kdelibs)|
|Summary:||Ubuntu USN-150-1 (kdelibs)|
The remote host is missing an update to kdelibs
announced via advisory USN-150-1.
A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:
Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
The following packages are affected:
The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to
version 4:3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3. In general, a standard system upgrade is
sufficient to effect the necessary changes.
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.
Risk factor : Medium
BugTraq ID: 14297|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2005-1920
Bugtraq: 20050718 [KDE Security Advisory]: Kate backup file permission leak (Google Search)
Debian Security Information: DSA-804 (Google Search)
SuSE Security Announcement: SUSE-SR:2005:018 (Google Search)
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2005 E-Soft Inc. http://www.securityspace.com|
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