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Re: Secure temporary fifo creation

On Monday 17 May 2004 03:30, Greg Deitrick wrote:

> Looking at the man pages for various library calls it appears that
> tmpfile(3) is probably an acceptable means of creating a temporary file,
> but this returns a FILE *.  The upstram source I'm packaging needs to make
> a temporary fifo.  It uses tempnam(3) to get a temporary file name as a
> char *, and then mkfifo(3) to make the fifo named pipe from the file name. 
> Is this sufficiently secure?  Should I post this to debian-security?

debian-security is an inappropriate address to sent this type of query to. It 
is intended for security advisories and alerts.

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