Re: [PATCH] set*uid() must not fail-and-return on OOM/rlimits

From: Alan Cox
Date: Sun Aug 20 2006 - 18:37:44 EST

Ar Sul, 2006-08-20 am 23:51 +0100, ysgrifennodd Alan Cox:
> being audited but I still think you are chasing the symptom, and its not

Umm s/not/a ...
> symptom of crap code, so you are not likely to "fix" security. A lot of
> BSD code for example doesn't check malloc returns but you don't want an
> auto-kill if mmap fails ?

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