[rtems-libbsd commit] Remove dangerous weak definition of getentropy()
chrisj at rtems.org
Tue May 14 05:51:14 UTC 2019
On 14/5/19 2:58 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 14/05/2019 00:53, Chris Johns wrote:
>> The change makes sense from a security point of view but are you sure there are
>> no references to these symbols for those users who do not need this stuff to
> I added these weak definitions along with an update to a new FreeBSD baseline in
> 2016. Since 2017 we have a test for getentropy() in the test suite:
>> On 13/5/19 7:20 pm, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>>> Module: rtems-libbsd
>>> Branch: master
>>> Commit: ab80f78a20cae1f580d3474a43a0973b9ad2f1c5
>>> Author: Sebastian Huber <sebastian.huber at embedded-brains.de>
>>> Date: Mon May 13 10:33:19 2019 +0200
>>> Remove dangerous weak definition of getentropy()
>>> All BSP supporting libbsd should provide this function.
>> Would some documentation on what they need to do and at the risk of being flamed
>> by security specialists a sample implementation or link a user can use to see
>> what is needed be useful?
Fantastic and thank you.
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