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Bug 338863 - app-misc/mplinuxman _FORTIFY_SOURCE indicates presence of overflow
Summary: app-misc/mplinuxman _FORTIFY_SOURCE indicates presence of overflow
Status: RESOLVED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: High major (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Sound Team
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Blocks: fortify-source
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Reported: 2010-09-26 22:14 UTC by Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
Modified: 2010-12-18 17:27 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Build log (mplinuxman-1.5:20100926-215139.log,8.79 KB, text/plain)
2010-09-26 22:15 UTC, Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED)
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Description Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-09-26 22:14:53 UTC
You're receiving this bug because the package in Summary has produced _FORTIFY_SOURCE related warnings indicating the presence of a sure overflow in a static buffer.

Even though this is not always an indication of a security problem it might even be. So please check this out ASAP.

By the way, _FORTIFY_SOURCE is disabled when you disable optimisation, so don't try finding out the cause using -O0.

Thanks,
Your friendly neighborhood tinderboxer
Comment 1 Diego Elio Pettenò (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2010-09-26 22:15:06 UTC
Created attachment 248716 [details]
Build log
Comment 2 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2010-09-26 22:29:36 UTC
Uh, it's a player for very antiquated MP3 players (three models). I seriously doubt anyone is using one anymore... It's not the first bug I've had to deal with this package. Let's just get rid of it, please
Comment 3 Samuli Suominen gentoo-dev 2010-12-18 17:27:02 UTC
removed from tree