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Re: Possible mass bug filing: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages

SM> A while ago, the use of libpam-tmpdir was suggested in order to mitigate
SM> some of these attacks. It would be nice to see it in use by default, some
SM> day.

SM> Obviously there will always be some programs that don't look at the
SM> TMPDIR environment variable and directly use /tmp.
write file to /tmp/filename == write file to $TMPDIR/filename
both cases are security holes if TMPDIR=/tmp :)

... mpd is off

. ''`. Dmitry E. Oboukhov
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