Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 07:47:53 -0400 From: "Todd C. Miller" <Todd.Miller@...rtesan.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE id request: mktemp In message <20080818085956.GB29717@...e.de> so spake Sebastian Krahmer (krahmer): > BTW, mktemp(1) is using O_EXCL anyway, so I dont see > an issue. Additionally all of our scripts use > more than 6 X' as also shown in the > example section of the manpage. We are not going to > release updates for this non-issue. I don't think it is a security issue either. Vendors can also just configure mktemp with the --with-libc flag to use the libc mkstemp()/mkdtemp() functions instead of the bundled version if they prefer. - todd
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