Ubuntu 5.04 : kdelibs vulnerability (USN-150-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

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 :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20548 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1920