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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Fix misc bugs in virCommandPtr

On 03/15/2011 06:32 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> The virCommandNewArgs() method would free the virCommandPtr
> if it failed to add the args. This meant errors reported in
> virCommandAddArgSet() were lost. Simply removing the check
> for errors from the constructor means they can be reported
> correctly later
> The virCommandAddEnvPassCommon() method failed to check for
> errors before reallocating the cmd->env array, causing a
> potential SEGV if cmd was NULL
> The virCommandAddArgSet() method needs to validate that at
> least 1 element in 'val's parameter is non-NULL, otherwise
> code like
>     cmd = virCommandNew(binary)
>     virCommandAddAtg(cmd, "foo")
> Would end up trying todo  execve("foo"), if binary was

Well, technically virCommandNew is ATTRIBUTE_NONNULL(1), so we would
have caught this via clang (gcc's not quite as smart as clang at
enforcing that parameter).  But it doesn't hurt to be safe.

> ---
>  src/util/command.c |   13 ++++++++-----
>  1 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

ACK to all three cleanups.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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