Updated kdebase packages that fix three bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
The K Desktop Environment (KDE) is a graphical desktop environment for the X Window System. The kdebase packages include core applications for the K Desktop Environment.
If multiple users were using a KDE desktop on the same machine (for example by using the XDMCP protocol), only one user was able to lock the desktop. A patch has been applied to address this problem, and all users can now lock their desktops in the described scenario.
Previously, the kdebase package did not honor mount options set in the HAL configuration files. This update corrects the problem, so that kdebase honors these mount options.
On 64-bit systems, if the user changed time backwards, the KWin window manager incorrectly detected applications as not responding. This was due to a timestamp problem, which has been corrected, and KWIN no longer incorrectly reports applications as not responding.
All users of kdebase are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.