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Re: Bug#302412: exploitable temporary file race in unshar (fwd)

From: Bruce Korb
Subject: Re: Bug#302412: exploitable temporary file race in unshar (fwd)
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 2005 09:00:28 -0800
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On Thursday 31 March 2005 05:30 pm, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Bruce Korb wrote:
> > Wrong assumption.  It was announced on info-gnu.
> May I suggest that sharutils 4.3.77 and 4.3.78 are not put in directories
> named "4.3.77" and "REL-4.3.78", then? The current layout is a little
> bit misleading.

The first was a typo that I didn't notice until my script was already running.
It is my intention to release in REL-xxxxx subdirectories.  It reduces clutter.

> > These new issues will get faster action with a suggested patch :-).
> Ok, here is a patch that maybe you can accept:

Looks fine to me.  It may be a couple of weeks tho, taxes and my day job
take priority.  :)

> This patch tries not to break the MSDOS stuff.

Thanks.  I tend to forget that MSDOS exists.... ;)

Regards, Bruce

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