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 Know How To Prevent Race Conditions

Using a stolen password, Mallory managed to log into an important server running Linux. The account was a very limited account, but Mallory knew how to cause trouble with it. Mallory installed and ran a trivial program with very odd behavior. Learn what a race condition is and why it can cause security problems.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Tue Oct 12, 2004 )

  


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