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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 18:41:22 +0300
From: Henri Salo <>
To:, "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: wafp insecure temporary directory

Wafp creates a temporary directory to predictable path and name. This
allows a local attacker to create a denial of service condition and
discloses sensitive information to unprivileged users. This also reduces
usability of this software, because one can't run more than one wafp-
instances at the same time. This issue can also be leveraged to delete
arbitrary files or directories via a symlink attack.

I notified the project:

Can I get CVE-identifier for this issue?

Henri Salo

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