This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.
New kdebase packages are available for Slackware 10.0, 10.1, and
-current to fix a security issue with the kcheckpass program. Earlier
versions of Slackware are not affected. A flaw in the way the program
creates lockfiles could allow a local attacker to gain root
See also :
Update the affected kdebase package.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Slackware Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 19861 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-2494