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Re: wordperfect 8 for linux security
From: dugsong () MONKEY ORG (Dug Song)
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 1998 00:15:11 -0500


On Fri, 18 Dec 1998, Edsel Adap wrote:

When wordperfect 8 is installed it creates a /tmp/wpc-<hostname>
directory with permissions 777.  And all files inside of it are mode
666.  And when these files are created, symlinks are followed.

if you're running OpenBSD, this is already fixed and in the ports tree:

        /usr/ports/editors/wordperfect

everyone else can just set $TMPDIR before running the install script...

-d.

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