The (1) Kate and (2) Kwrite applications in KDE KDE 3.2.x through
3.4.0 do not properly set the same permissions on the backup file as
were set on the original file, which could allow local users and
possibly remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.
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BUGTRAQ:20050718 [KDE Security Advisory]: Kate backup file permission leak
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