A certain Red Hat patch for acpid 1.0.4 effectively triggers a call to
the open function with insufficient arguments, which might allow local
users to leverage weak permissions on /var/log/acpid, and obtain
sensitive information by reading this file, cause a denial of service
by overwriting this file, or gain privileges by executing this file.
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