Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:30:44 +0200 From: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libdbus hardening On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 06:22:28PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 04:11:12PM +0200, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > > I am fine with either solution and would prefer upstream patches > > anyway, but it turned out in past that nobody from upstream > > is willing to add such patches. > > If this is not for upstream and you only need it working on a particular > distro with glibc, then why not use __secure_getenv()? Indeed, if it is a exported symbol on the glibc versions we ship, we should consider this. I remember a discussion that it was somehow not available in the past. Sebastian -- ~ perl self.pl ~ $_='print"\$_=\47$_\47;eval"';eval ~ krahmer@...e.de - SuSE Security Team --- SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imendörffer, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg) Maxfeldstraße 5 90409 Nürnberg Germany
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