|Bugzilla:||705100: CVE-2011-1920 mk-files: insecure temporary file usage|
The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:
The make include files in NetBSD before 1.6.2, as used in pmake 1.111 and other products, allow local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a /tmp/_depend##### temporary file, related to (1) bsd.lib.mk and (2) bsd.prog.mk.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. We do not currently plan to fix this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4. If more information becomes available at a future date, we may revisit the issue.
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