thumbnail mtime, ctime

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Fri Mar 28 11:41:47 PDT 2008

On Friday 28 March 2008 18:31:01 David Zeuthen wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-28 at 12:03 +0100, Thiago Macieira wrote:
> >  - it would throw away a valid thumbnail if the file became unreadable
> Maybe, uh, that's a feature. Or to put it stronger: a bug fix for a
> security vulnerability in the spec. Someone took away your read
> privileges, why should you still be able to look at the thumbnail?

It's not a security vulnerability in the spec. The file was readable when it 
was thumbnailed. And for all we know, at the time, legitimately so.

If there's any security issue, it was outside the thumbnailing scope.

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