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makewhatis bug
  • From: Thomas Biege <thomas@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2000 17:50:48 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0007101746530.11665-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi,
a few days ago a /tmp race condition bug in the makewhatis program was
posted on bugtraq.
We are NOT vulnerable by this bug, because we use different code, which
doesn't touch /tmp in a unsecure way.

Bye,
Thomas
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