Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 15:42:20 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE id request: mktemp On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Nico Golde wrote: > This is known but as I wrote in the bug report: > "the file is safely created with O_EXCL and 0600, still > unsafe if used with -u" Given that -u is "unsafe mode" with a disclaimer against race conditions (at least based on the manpage I looked at), I'm of the mindset that you'd flag an application for using mktemp -u, but not mktemp itself. - Steve
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