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Debian vulnerability has widespread effects

Debian vulnerability has widespread effects

Posted May 15, 2008 13:29 UTC (Thu) by BenHutchings (subscriber, #37955)
In reply to: Debian vulnerability has widespread effects by Ross
Parent article: Debian vulnerability has widespread effects

If uninitialised memory is accessed as an array of unsigned char, that's actually OK -
unsigned char can't have any trap values. I don't know which type is being used here.


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Debian vulnerability has widespread effects

Posted May 15, 2008 21:39 UTC (Thu) by Ross (guest, #4065) [Link]

While that gets rid of the likely causes of actual errors, I beleive it still violates the
standard, and a compiler is free to do whatever it wants in that situation.


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