Re: many scripts fail if /tmp/tempfile.$$ exists -> local DOS vulnerability
Jakob Lell wrote:
> many shell scripts use tempfiles like /tmp/tempfile.$$. This creates
> insecure tempfile vulnerabilities. One commonly used fix for this problem
> is to use set -e or/and set -C in the shell script. [...]
Debian already has a general fix for that. It's called tempfile and
it's in package debianutils, which is essential.
> Is it a good idea to report bugs against all packages containing this
> local DOS vulnerability?
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