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Re: [PATCH v2 5/5] posix: Use posix_spawn for wordexp


* Carlos O'Donell:

> On 10/7/19 3:33 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> * Adhemerval Zanella:
>> 
>>> diff --git a/posix/wordexp-test.c b/posix/wordexp-test.c
>>> index 10a0768a6b..ef780b0a65 100644
>>> --- a/posix/wordexp-test.c
>>> +++ b/posix/wordexp-test.c
>> 
>>> -/* For each fork increment the fork count.  */
>>> -static void
>>> -register_fork (void)
>>> -{
>>> -  registered_forks++;
>>> -}
>> 
>> It's a bit sad to see this testing go away.  It was originally added to
>> catch command execution with WRDE_NOCMD.
>> 
>> On Linux, could you enter a PID namespace instead and check that the
>> next PID has the expected value?
>> 
>> Carlos, you added this testing.  Do you have an opinion here?
>
> We should not regress testing WRDE_NOCMD, because doing so is what
> lead to CVE-2014-7817 :-(
>
> We should expend some effort here to provide robust testing for 
> WRDE_NOCMD.

I'm working on it.

Thanks,
Florian


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