Security issue in 4.2

Chani chanika at
Sun Jan 25 05:28:13 CET 2009

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 

the attached patch, committed in revision 916332, fixes it.

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