Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 17:43:36 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libdbus hardening On Tue, Jul 10, 2012 at 03:13:55PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote: > Perhaps we can put a getenv_secure() into libc, which will perform all > the appropriate checks (including future checks we do not know about > yet)? Duplicating the code in many libraries does not seem prudent. We already have __secure_getenv() in glibc, which I think is what libraries like this should be using on systems with glibc. Apparently, it was even in LSB until 1.3 inclusive, but was since dropped from there? Alexander
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