Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 14:51:30 +0200 From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libdbus hardening On 07/10/2012 04:30 PM, Sebastian Krahmer 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. __secure_getenv() is declared and documented in <stdlib.h>, so it's not likely to go away, especially if we start using it more widely. -- Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team
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