Author rosslagerwall
Recipients eric.araujo, mrts, pitrou, rosslagerwall, schmir, tarek, teamnoir
Date 2011-01-05.16:58:16
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Updated patch removes the race condition. Since an open follows symlinks, you can't just fstat the fd to see if it is a link. I followed the following to overcome this:
https://www.securecoding.cert.org/confluence/display/seccode/POS35-C.+Avoid+race+conditions+while+checking+for+the+existence+of+a+symbolic+link
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