MandrakeSoft Information for VU#35842

man 'makewhatis' insecurely uses /tmp

Status

Affected

Vendor Statement

MandrakeSoft reports the vulnerability of Linux-Mandrake to this flaw at http://www.linux-mandrake.com/en/updates/2000/MDKSA-2000-015.php3?dis=6.0.

Vendor Information

The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor References

None

Addendum

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