Debian Security Advisory
mailx -- insecurely opens files in /tmp
- Date Reported:
- 31 May 1998
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- No other external database security references currently available.
- More information:
- Former versions of mailx used an insecure means of opening files beneath /tmp for writing. This can be used to damage files in a user's directory or even systemwide.
- Fixed in:
- Intel - (in release 1.3) 8.1.1-3.1 All - (in release 2.0) 8.1.1-9