[issue8372] socket: Buffer overrun while reading unterminated AF_UNIX addresses

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Sun Sep 12 23:46:32 CEST 2010


Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

> The examples in Stevens/Rago's "Advanced Programming in the Unix
> Environment" also pass address lengths to bind(), etc. that do
> not include the null.

I didn't (mean to) suggest that the null must be included in the
length - only that it must be included in the path.

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title: socket: Buffer overrun while reading unterminated AF_UNIX addresses -> socket: Buffer overrun while reading unterminated AF_UNIX	addresses

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