USN-150-1: KDE library vulnerability
Posted on: 07/21/2005 03:12 PM

A KDE library has been released for Ubuntu Linux 5.04

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-150-1 July 21, 2005
kdelibs vulnerability

A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases:

Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)

The following packages are affected:


The problem can be corrected by upgrading the affected package to version 4:3.4.0-0ubuntu3.3. In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes.

Details follow:

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.

Source archives:
Size/MD5: 358430 a8ea51e8e6fee9c82b2224e844698f68
Size/MD5: 1334 f5cd48f8456e4f17df93e6531972cd1a
Size/MD5: 20024253 471740de13cfed37d35eb180fc1b9b38

Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5: 8012946 34fea4958effee0bd5023accfed2cf5e
Size/MD5: 12073028 9b5073d96a623e02613723547542d440
Size/MD5: 20140 73ea0c759d078ccc98cbb2874b499e7c

amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon)
Size/MD5: 921514 359b27d378a663a10766aa793c759e11
Size/MD5: 1303422 ed1a2de56e3060aed872399dafb09936
Size/MD5: 8969178 d31c4f092a67ad5e176dc8c748f4d759

i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD)
Size/MD5: 839502 e5c1926a15a11fa9cfd5aa96be7fc80a
Size/MD5: 1300806 8e97350ddc67c93e33c2596e41dd4ac8
Size/MD5: 8396554 86311699499de6ca7d92ba3fbe88fb95

powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5)
Size/MD5: 904426 a3957d296c1a1de06b02b90e6c69cc0f
Size/MD5: 1304172 5ca784e03ea3c2d9d95240da53dca4a7
Size/MD5: 8367822 1406ddf6609da78750a2d9f5e46fa6ec

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