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RHSA-2005:612: kdelibs security update

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RHSA-2005:612: kdelibs security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
07/26/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/28/2005
Modified
07/12/2017

Description

Updated kdelibs packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

kdelibs contains libraries for the K Desktop Environment. 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 CAN-2005-1920 to this issue. Please note this issue does not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 2.1. Users of Kate or Kwrite should update to these errata packages which contains a backported patch from the KDE security team correcting this issue.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs
  • redhat-upgrade-kdelibs-devel

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