KDE 3.0.5a Info Page
KDE 3.0.5a was released on December 21th, 2002. Read the official announcement.
This page is no longer maintained. Currently, only KDE 4.2.0 and newer are maintained. Please have a look at the KDE 4.4.0 Info Page instead.
FAQSee the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ and sound related questions are answered in the FAQ of the aRts Project
Download and InstallationSource code
The translation package has been split into individual language packages so you can download only the translations you need.Binary packages
The current list of available binary packages:
- Debian stable (woody): Intel i386
- Red Hat:
- 6.5: IRIX
Slackware (Unofficial contribution):
- 8.1: Intel i386
- SUN Solaris (Unofficial contribution):
- SuSE Linux (README):
- Turbolinux (README):
Several users have contributed packages for this release. You can find them in the contrib subdir of the KDE 3.0.5a download area.
Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.
Please report possible problems to email@example.com.
- Several problems with KDE's use of Ghostscript where discovered that allow the execution of arbitrary commands contained in PostScript (PS) or PDF files with the privileges of the victim. Read the detailed advisory. KDE 3.0.5b has been released to address this problem. It is strongly recommended to update at least kdelibs, kdebase and kdegraphics to KDE 3.0.5b
- A HTTP authentication credentials leak via the a "Referrer" was discovered by George Staikos in Konqueror. If the HTTP authentication credentials were part of the URL they would be possibly sent in the referer header to a 3rd party web site. Read the detailed advisory. KDE 3.1.3 and newer are not vulnerable.
This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release date:
- currently none known.