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shtool -- insecure temporary file creation


A Zataz advisory reports that shtool contains a security flaw which could allow a malicious local user to create or overwrite the contents of arbitrary files. The attacker could fool a user into executing the arbitrary file possibly executing arbitrary code.



portaudit: shtool -- insecure temporary file creation

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Oliver Eikemeier <>