Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 754107
CVE-2011-4116 perl: File::Temp insecure temporary file handling [fedora-all]
Last modified: 2014-12-05 09:25:35 EST
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Could you please fix this soon?
She cannot. This "vulnerability" is an underspecified security enhancement request that could break compatibility. Therefore we are not going to patch it without upstream consent. Please aim your effort in the upstream bug report <https://rt.perl.org/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=110730>.
It's been more then 3 yrs since the issue was found and reported. Since there is no fix in sight, please close this bug as CLOSE DEFERRED with due comments about it.
This has to be fixed by upstream to assure consistent behaviour between Fedora and the rest of the world.