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Zenmap: Check early whether temp directory is usable, and disable scanning #639
We've gotten a few reports like this one where Zenmap crashes because it can't create a temp file to hold Nmap's output when scanning. We should try to avoid any unhandled exceptions like this, so we should probably check very early in the execution process to determine whether a temp file can be created (with
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I will add the try-catch around the actual execution and report the error directly to the user. This will resolve the crash, catch more potential errors than just the tempfile issue, and allow Zenmap to continue without crashing.