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From: Thomas Biege <[email protected]>
Subject: [suse-security-announce] makewhatis bug

Hi,
a few days ago a /tmp race condition bug in the makewhatis program was
posted on bugtraq.
We are NOT vulnerable by this bug, because we use different code, which
doesn't touch /tmp in a unsecure way.

Bye,
     Thomas
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SuSE: makewhatis not vulnerable

July 10, 2000

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