[Snort-devel] Possible Issues with strncpy() calls in DAQ-2.0.x and Snort-2.9.5.x

Russ Combs rcombs at ...402...
Sat Aug 17 18:11:27 EDT 2013


(But I'm not in favor of using it.)

On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Russ Combs <rcombs at ...402...> wrote:

> FYI - Snort has it's own copy of strlcpy under src/.
>
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 1:55 PM, Steve Sturges <ssturges at ...402...>wrote:
>
>> I was thinking the same - that we may have issues with it not being
>> available on all platforms.  Would rather keep the compatibility & address
>> any specific issues as needed.
>>
>> As Michael stated, these particular ones are not an issue.
>>
>> -s
>>
>> On Saturday, August 17, 2013, Matt Olney wrote:
>>
>>> I was under the impression that strlcpy was only in the BSD libc.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 5:39 AM, sockstat <sockstat at ...445...> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  Would there be any objection against replacing all strncpy instances
>>>> with strlcpy? Then we won't encounter non null terminated buffers for sure.
>>>>
>>>>
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