Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1264846
python-blivet: hard-coded /tmp paths
Last modified: 2017-08-08 08:15:36 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1004404 +++
blivet/__init__.py contains some hard-coded paths in /tmp:
self._dumpFile = "%s/storage.state" % tempfile.gettempdir()
_dumpFile is used with the shelve module:
with contextlib.closing(shelve.open(self._dumpFile)) as shelf:
Fortunately, this code is only executed when running in installer mode or invoking dumpState() directly. I have looked for callers and only anaconda uses this functionality in RHEL 7, so it's really just hardening if you fix this. (And despite the use of shelve, it's not direct Python code execution because the database is never read from, only written to.)
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Changing version to '24'.
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