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Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2003 19:38:38 +0100
From: Carl Ekman <>
To: (Alan J Rosenthal),,
Subject: Re: hard links on Linux create local DoS vulnerability and security problems

Since many systems have /tmp on the root filesystem /tmp could also be used to 
link to setuid binaries.

> The link to setuid programs is more of concern except that it won't be able
> to happen unless you have setuid-root programs in a home directory
> partition, which sounds bad anyway.

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