GLSA-200611-21 : Kile: Incorrect backup file permission

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200611-21
(Kile: Incorrect backup file permission)

Kile fails to set the same permissions on backup files as on the
original file. This is similar to CVE-2005-1920.

Impact :

A kile user may inadvertently grant access to sensitive information.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200611-21.xml

Solution :

All Kile users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=app-editors/kile-1.9.2-r1'

Risk factor :

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

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 23729 (gentoo_GLSA-200611-21.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1920