Fwd: Re: Security issue in 4.2

Tom Albers tomalbers at kde.nl
Sun Jan 25 19:00:55 CET 2009

forward per request of Chani.


Op Sunday 25 January 2009 18:57 schreef Chani <chanika at gmail.com>:
> [sending again - the mail doesn't seem to have reached the list, nor have I 
> gotten an "awaiting moderation" message]
> please cc me, I'm not subscribed.
> the problem is a bugfix gone awry that exposes a way to get a filedialog on the 
> screensaver whenever widgets are turned on.
> the good news is, widgets are disabled by default, so this only affects people 
> who enable them.
> however, this bug changes widgets from "secure if you think before adding 
> plasmoids" to "not secure, period" - and there's no warning when you enable 
> them.
> the attached patch, committed in revision 916332, fixes it.
> -- 
> This message brought to you by eevil bananas and the number 3.
> www.chani3.com

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