Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 22:26:18 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE id request: mktemp Hi Steven, * Steven M. Christey <coley@...us.mitre.org> [2008-08-18 22:09]: > 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. Ok fine, makes sense to me. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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