The remote host is missing an update to the system as announced in the referenced advisory.
Update your system with the appropriate patches or software upgrades. http://www.kde.org/info/security/advisory-20041209-1.txt http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110178786809694 http://www.vuxml.org/freebsd/4593cb09-4c81-11d9-983e-000c6e8f12ef.html
The following packages are affected: kdebase kdelibs CVE-2004-1171 KDE 3.2.x and 3.3.0 through 3.3.2, when saving credentials that are (1) manually entered by the user or (2) created by the SMB protocol handler, stores those credentials for plaintext in the user's .desktop file, which may be created with world-readable permissions, which could allow local users to obtain usernames and passwords for remote resources such as SMB shares.
CVSS Base Score: 2.1