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Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r111747: * doc-view.el (doc-view-

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] /srv/bzr/emacs/trunk r111747: * doc-view.el (doc-view-odf->pdf-converter-soffice): Use separate
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:43:05 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.93 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> +                       ;; A workaround is to start soffice with a
>> +                       ;; separate UserInstallation directory.
>> +                       (concat "-env:UserInstallation=file://"
>> +                               (expand-file-name (format 
>> "libreoffice-docview%d" (user-uid))
>> +                                                 temporary-file-directory))
> I'm pretty sure there's some kind of race condition here that lets an
> attacker on the same machine make you write files you didn't intend.

It should be put in a directory like server.el and doc-view.el do.
server-ensure-safe-dir and doc-view-make-safe-dir should probably be
factored out into a generic function.


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