KDE DCOPServer contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is due to the DCOPServer not creating temporary files in a secure manner. This may allow an attacker to use a symlink style of attack to gain access to user credentials causing a loss of integrity.
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Loss of Integrity
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, KDE has released a patch to address this vulnerability.
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