Bug 208433 - bad temp file usage
bad temp file usage
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sysstat (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Ivana Varekova
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2006-09-28 11:37 EDT by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-26 05:20:07 EDT
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Patch fixing tmp file usage (952 bytes, patch)
2006-09-28 11:37 EDT, Steve Grubb
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Description Steve Grubb 2006-09-28 11:37:08 EDT
Description of problem:
sysstat is creating a file in the /tmp directory that is very predictable, which
is publicly writable. It would be better for it to create its status file in the
/var/run directory to aleviate any security concerns.
Comment 1 Steve Grubb 2006-09-28 11:37:08 EDT
Created attachment 137317 [details]
Patch fixing tmp file usage
Comment 2 Ivana Varekova 2006-10-26 05:20:07 EDT
Fixed in sysstat-7.0.0-3

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