Fedora Core 3 : kdelibs-3.3.1-2.14.FC3 (2005-594)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Fedora Core host is missing a security update.

Description :

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
CVE-2005-1920 to this issue.

Users of Kate or Kwrite should update to this erratum package which
contains a backported patch from the KDE security team correcting this

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Fedora security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected kdelibs, kdelibs-debuginfo and / or kdelibs-devel

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 19230 (fedora_2005-594.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1920

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