From: Ben Hutchings (ben_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-13 06:34:10
> + // The required buffer size is the size that struct dirent would
> + // have were its d_name array to be long enough - which it might
> + // not be.
> + const std::size_t buf_len = sizeof( struct dirent )
> + - sizeof( ( (struct dirent *) 0 )->d_name )
> + + ::pathconf( dir, _PC_NAME_MAX ) + 1;
Oops, this isn't safe; there's a potential race condition that could
result in buffer overflow. Replace the pathconf call-expression with
just NAME_MAX and it should be OK.
-- Ben Hutchings Klipstein's 4th Law of Prototyping and Production: A fail-safe circuit will destroy others.
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