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Re: The open() system call in f8 really broken...



Jakub Jelinek schrieb:
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2007 at 05:58:04PM +0200, Oliver Falk wrote:
>> On 08/16/2007 05:54 PM, Simo Sorce wrote:
>> Also, as I already mentioned. You don't get EL6 (or whatever), copy your
>> software to the new machine and take it into production... You'll
>> usually test your software first, don't you?
> 
> Well, you would need to recompile your software on EL6, F8, ... (the open
> checking only affects newly recompiled code and only that where you ask
> for the security checks by using -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE{,=2}) and don't bother
> testing what you compiled.

Oh well. I got the impression, it will also affect old code... Hm. Then
the problem isn't worse... It's just bad :-) Nobody will recompile his
$$$$ software on a newly installed distribution and not testing it....

glibc's just right POINT.

-of


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