May 26, 2018
Remove old files from temporary directories
The utility stmpclean securely deletes old files from directories such as /tmp and /var/tmp.
Combining find and rm possibly with xargs for this purpose allows a local attacker to delete any file on the system. It is a security hole.
Using one of the nifty floating around Perl scripts for this purpose is dangerous when you have an attack they have a tendency to behave like forking bombs, making matters much worse.