Resolution of Ticket #1709.

Sebastian Huber sebastian.huber at
Wed Dec 16 06:43:39 UTC 2015

I updated the ticket. If anyone cares, it should be fixed in 4.9 and 
4.10 as well.

On 16/12/15 02:01, Aun-Ali Zaidi wrote:
> Ticket #1709 addresses a potential invalid pointer validity test.
> The pointer validity comes from an faulty conditional test that could
> allow 'NULL' values to pass through, resulting in a null pointer to a
> file descriptor causing long-term issues.
> The patch for this issue was proposed 5 years ago and the current source
> tree contains a fixed validity check, thus making the attached patch
> pointless.
> This ticket should be closed and the corresponding issue should be resolved.
> #Close 1709.
> Aun-Ali
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