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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.
 read more | score:5026 | -Idean Momtaheni, October 12, 2004
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