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Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2013 19:20:36 +1100
From: David Black <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: python-pip insecure temporary
 directory handling

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 5:28 PM, Kurt Seifried <> wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> On 03/20/2013 08:13 AM, David Black wrote:
>> Prior to version 1.3 pip used '/tmp/pip-build' as a temporary
>> directory and as per the report in
>> would follow a symbolic
>> link placed at '/tmp/pip-build' when writing temporary files.
> Is this the one actually fixed in
> ? thanks.

Yes it is.

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