Request for review: 8004495: [parfait] False positive Buffer overflow in hotspot/src/os/linux/vm/os_linux.cpp
mikael.vidstedt at oracle.com
Tue Feb 19 08:58:18 PST 2013
Looks good, thanks for fixing!
Do you happen to know what happens if one happens to run the
latest/greatest JDK version on an old Linux kernel?
On 2013-02-19 07:19, harold seigel wrote:
> Please review the following change.
> Summary: This is a parfait bug concerning a possible buffer overflow
> when using '%s' in fscanf(). However, the entire block of code
> containing the fscanf() is for older versions of Linux that are no
> longer supported. So, the block of code can just be deleted.
> Open webrev: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~hseigel/bug_8004495/
> Bug link at: https://jbs.oracle.com/bugs/browse/JDK-8004495
> The changes were tested with JPRT, JCK Lang and VM tests, UTE tests,
> and with JTREG tests. Also, the api/javax_management tests were run
> with the UseLinuxPoisxThreadCPUClocks flag explicitly turned on and off.
> Thanks! Harold
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