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.
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.