Bug#649384: gnash creates world-readable cookies under /tmp

Francesco Poli invernomuto at paranoici.org
Sun Nov 20 23:12:44 UTC 2011

On Sun, 20 Nov 2011 21:49:08 +0100 Alexander Kurtz wrote:

> On Sun, 2011-11-20 at 21:43 +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > And did gnash stop creating cookies in /tmp after that configuration
> > change?
> Nope.
> > Also, does it refrain from creating cookies in your
> > ~/.gnash/SharedObjects directory?
> Yes. It still created some subdirectories, but no actual cookies.

So, it seems that so-called Flash shared objects and gnash-cookies (the
ones created by Gnash in /tmp) are different things.

The former may be disabled via the gnash GUI, as you did, or,
equivalently, by editing (user-specific or system-wide) configuration
files, as I did.

What about the latter?
We still have to figure out whether they can be disabled...

 New GnuPG key, see the transition document!
..................................................... Francesco Poli .
 GnuPG key fpr == CA01 1147 9CD2 EFDF FB82  3925 3E1C 27E1 1F69 BFFE
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