temporary file

Debian 5 php5 package has serious security issues as follows:

To prevent Denial of Service attacks by exhausting the number of available temporary file names, the max_file_uploads option introduced in PHP 5.3.1 has been backported.

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Use any one of the following command to create temporary empty file names. The first command is special as it use the redirection operator >, the redirection refers to the standard output. So you are creating a new file or destroying existing file:

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Various methods exists to create a random temporary file name. This is useful if your application/shell scripting needs temporary unique file names. Method #1: Use of $RANDOM bash shell variable 1) At shell prompt type command: # echo $RANDOM You will get random value every time. This variable can be use to create unique file […]

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