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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] build: prefer mkostemp for multi-thread safety



On Fri, 2012-11-02 at 09:08 +0100, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> On 11/01/2012 04:53 PM, Leonardo Arena wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-11-01 at 14:51 +0100, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> >> On 11/01/2012 02:32 PM, Leonardo Arena wrote:
> >>> On Wed, 2012-10-31 at 10:10 -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> >>>> On 10/31/2012 09:45 AM, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> >>>>> On 10/31/2012 03:42 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> >>>>>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=871756
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Commit cd1e8d1 assumed that systems new enough to have journald
> >>>>>> also have mkostemp; but this is not true for uclibc.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> For that matter, use of mkstemp[s] is unsafe in a multi-threaded
> >>>>>> program.  We should prefer mkostemp[s] in the first place.
> >>>>
> >>>>>> -    fd = mkstemps(ret, 4);
> >>>>>> +    fd = mkostemps(ret, 4, O_CLOEXEC);
> >>>>>>      if (fd == -1) {
> >>>>>>          vshError(ctl, _("mkstemps: failed to create temporary file: %s"),
> >>>>>
> >>>>> This message should be changed as well.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>                   virStrerror(errno, ebuf, sizeof(ebuf)));
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> ACK with that changed.
> >>>>
> >>>> Fixed and pushed.  Hopefully Leonardo can give libvirt.git a test (since
> >>>> we probably won't have any more rc builds between now and 1.0.0 on Friday).
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>> Unfortunately I'm having some issues in making the distribution, due to automake affected by CVE-2012-3386, and bootstrapping in Alpine (with fixed automake) has some other issues. If there's anyone that can send me a tarball, I'll test it asap.
> >>>
> >>> Thank you
> >>>
> >>> -leonardo
> >>>
> >>
> >> Feel free to grab this one:
> >> http://people.redhat.com/mkletzan/libvirt-0.10.2.tar.gz
> >>
> >> I hope doing 'make dist' was enough =)
> >>
> >> Martin
> > 
> > It worked.
> > I've closed BZ871756.
> > 
> > Thanks to all.
> > 
> > - leonardo
> > 
> 
> And thanks to you as well.  Let us know how the 1.0.0 turns out as it is
> already released.

I've already pushed it to Alpine "edge" repository this morning. It will be included in Alpine 2.5 release, scheduled next week.

Best regards,
- leonardo


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