The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
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.
Red Hat security errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (kdelibs)||RHSA-2005:612||July 27, 2005|
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