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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2010 20:13:37 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: wafp insecure temporary directory

----- "Henri Salo" <> wrote:

> 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?

Please use CVE-2010-1438.



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