Re: deb vfs security issue (CAN-2004-0494)

On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 11:37, Andrew V. Samoilov wrote:
> Unfortunatelly 3-argument form is not portable.
> Solaris8 is shiped with perl 5.005 and this perl does not understand such open calls ;-(  It seems there is no way to create file with trailing spaces by open now.  We can use sysopen() for such files but this function is also new for perl5 and so is not portable too.

So we shouldn't use that then...

> I have no access to cvs now, so commit second part of path, please.

I agree with the elsifs, but I do not have CVS commit access. Pavel
Shirshov or Roland Iilig should be reading it - ah, the latter already
committed. Not the "'>', $file" fix I hope. If so, please revert.


mount -t life -o ro /dev/dna /genetic/research

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