Date: Sun, 5 Nov 2017 22:15:44 -0800 From: Ian Zimmerman <itz@...y.loosely.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Security risk of vim swap files On 2017-11-01 19:12, Solar Designer wrote: > On Wed, Nov 01, 2017 at 07:02:22PM +0100, Jakub Wilk wrote: > > Unfortunately, glibc's implementation of tmpfile(3), which is the > > most fool-proof interface for dealing with temporary files that the > > C library offers, doesn't honour TMPDIR. :( > > We've been carrying a patch for this for ages: Do you know why this has not been changed upstream? The code (and infopage) mentions "SVID compatibility". Do you know of any programs that break with this change? -- Please don't Cc: me privately on mailing lists and Usenet, if you also post the followup to the list or newsgroup. To reply privately _only_ on Usenet, fetch the TXT record for the domain.
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