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KDElibs temporary directory vulnerability


In some cases the integrity of symlinks used by KDE are not ensured and that these symlinks can be pointing to stale locations. This can be abused by a local attacker to create or truncate arbitrary files or to prevent KDE applications from functioning correctly (Denial of Service).



portaudit: KDElibs temporary directory vulnerability

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