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Bernd Eckenfels 08-25-2008 12:45 AM

Bug#496429: The possibility of attack with the help of symlinks in some Debian packages
 
In article <1219619817.5783.121.camel@holly.codehelp> you wrote:
> Yes, a race condition could happen and yes, there could be all sorts of
> complicated ways of handling temp files and passing back the name of the
> file but examples have to be simple and clear, not obfuscated by
> problems unrelated to the nature of the example itself.

just use ~/out.xml instead.

Gruss
Bernd


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