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Re: Bug#179125: maintainer scripts tries to exec script in /tmp

On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 11:00:58AM +0000, Oliver Elphick wrote:

> A temporary script needs to be somewhere, and /tmp is guaranteed to
> exist and to be available for temporary files.  I don't see how making
> its contents non-executable contributes anything to security; no-one has
> /tmp in their path, I hope!

I assume you can still do 'interpreter ${TMPDIR}/${tmpfile}' to execute it ?

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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