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Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 18:30:39 +0200
From: yersinia <>
Cc: Brad Spengler <>, Marcus Meissner <>, 
	dailydave <>
Subject: Re: Re: [Dailydave] Linux 
	2.6.30+/SELinux/RHEL5 test kernel 0day, exploiting the unexploitable

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Todd Sabin<> wrote:
> (Brad Spengler) writes:
>> (Really there should have been a CVE for the lack of
>> -fno-delete-null-pointer-checks instead of pretending the only problem
>> was /dev/net/tun....
> Just as a side note, it seems like gcc is missing an option, to me.
> Okay, it can figure out that some NULL pointer checks seem to be
> useless, and either optimize them away or leave them in.  What about
> issuing a warning?
> Where's -Wuseless-null-pointer-check?

Coverity opinion on this specific issue


> Todd
> --
> Todd Sabin                                          <>

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