Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 18:34:58 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libdbus hardening On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 04:30:44PM +0200, Sebastian Krahmer wrote: > On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 06:22:28PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > > 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. That was about __libc_enable_secure. I'm not sure if the same applies to __secure_getenv() or not. In Owl and ALT Linux, both are available for apps. You could/should make your glibc export these, too. http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2011/05/16/11 Alexander
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