Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 12:44:42 -0300 From: "Gustavo De Nardin (spuk)" <gustavodn@...driva.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE request: Emacs 21 fast-lock-mode arbitrary lips code execution * Tavis Ormandy <taviso@....lonestar.org> [2008-05-14 14:46 +0000]: > On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 04:03:34PM +0200, Sven Joachim wrote: > > On 2008-05-14 15:27 +0200, Nico Golde wrote: > > > > > As I am a vim user I might have done something wrong too, > > > not sure. What I did after installing emacs: > > Same here, so out of curiosity i ran strace -efile -o log vim, and > edited a few files. I observed vim looking for a directory called > $TMPDIR in the wd, and using it as you would expect. Obviously a bug, > and perhaps some minor security implications, anyone want to > investigate? :-) Check if it is not a mere package build bug. Anyway, tried something like that and 'grep TMP /tmp/vim.strace' shows nothing to me.
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