If so, we already have the security hole... and we need to fix it.
> In particular, both flink() and funlink() require that you do all the
> same permission checks that a real link() or unlink() would do. And as
> some of them are done on the _source_ of the file, that implies that
> they have to be done at open() time.
[f]link() doesn't do any checks that open() doesn't, except for the
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