alpine 3.6
tmpfile weakness #8

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Weakness Breakdown


Definition:

A temporary file weakness occurs when a temporary file that is created and used by a high-privilege process is accidentally shared with a low-privilege process, on account of it being temporary and generated after all security controls have been applied. This allows the low-privilege process to read data from the high-privilege process (information leakage), or worse, influence the high-privilege process by modifying the shared temporary file.

Warning code(s):

Temporary file race condition.

File Name:

./src/VirtualBox-5.1.14/src/VBox/Devices/EFI/Firmware/StdLib/LibC/Stdio/mktemp.c

Context:
mktemp(char *path)

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