Small security patch for KTempFile

Ian Reinhart Geiser geiseri at
Wed Sep 8 04:56:10 BST 2004

I know this is probably not the most important security patch for KDE, but
it has been on my drive here for over a year.

Basicly it changes chown() to fchown() so the ownership operations are
done on the fd vs the filename.  I _think_ the operation remains
unchanged, and I have not found an instance where it behaves badly.


   -ian reinhart geiser

+-Ian Reinhart Geiser geiseri at
+-Vice President of Engineering
+-It's not that we don't make mistakes, we just don't keep them around.
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