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Bug#700360: RFS: openfst/1.3.3-1 -- weighted finite-state transducers library

Il 22/02/2013 20:26, Jakub Wilk ha scritto:
> * Giulio Paci <giuliopaci@gmail.com>, 2013-02-20, 20:46:
>>>>>>> As far as I can see, src/test/fst_test.h creates temporary files insecurely.
>>>>>> Relevant applications are now using private directory to store temporary files. As far as I can see, this solves the issue.
>>>>> It solves it for Debian, but the problem should be fixed upstream as well. Please notify them about the bug, if you haven't already.
>>>> I already forwarded the patch.
>>> I'm confused. Which patch exactly did you forward?
>> I was referring to 1004_set_tmpdir_default_to_TMPDIR.patch.
> Yup, but that doesn't fix the security hole; it merely allows those who are aware of it to work around it.

Ok, I just re-read the email I sent upstream with the patches and it described the problem in the Debian context.
I just sent another email further explaining the issue and pointing out it is a general issue. In this email I also proposed to fix the issue by setting TMPDIR inside the
test scripts.


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