alpine 3.7
obsolete weakness #2


Weakness Breakdown


An obsolete weakness occurs when someone uses deprecated or obsolete functions when building a system. As a programming language evolves, some functions occasionally become obsolete.

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These functions are considered obsolete on most systems, and very non-portable.

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The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Alpine 3.7 obsolete weakness.

    send SIG to all processes in the current process's process group.
   If PID is < -1, send SIG to all processes in process group - PID.  */
#ifdef __USE_POSIX
extern int kill (__pid_t __pid, int __sig) __THROW;

#if defined __USE_BSD || defined __USE_XOPEN_EXTENDED
/* Send SIG to all processes in process group PGRP.
   If PGRP is zero, send SIG to all processes in
   the current process's process group.  */
extern int killpg (__pid_t __pgrp, int __sig) __THROW;

/* Raise signal SIG, i.e., send SIG to yourself.  */
extern int raise (int __sig) __THROW;

#ifdef __USE_SVID
/* SVID names for the same things.  */
extern __sighandler_t ssignal (int __sig, __sighandler_t __handler)
extern int gsignal (int __sig) __THROW;
#endif /* Use SVID.  */

#ifdef __USE_MISC
/* Print a message describing the meaning of the given signal number.  */
extern void psignal (int __sig, __const char *__s);
#endif /* Use misc.  */

/* The 'sigpause' function has two different interfaces.  The original
   BSD definition defines the argument as a mask of the signal, while
   the more modern interface in X/Open defines it as the signal
   number.  We go with the BSD version unless the user explicitly
   selects the X/Open version.

   This function is a cancellation point and therefore not marked with
   __THROW.  */
extern int __sigpause (int __sig_or_mask, int __is_sig);

#ifdef __FAVOR_BSD
/* Set the mask of blocked signals to MASK,
   wait for a signal to arrive, and then restore the mask.  */
extern int sigpause (int __mask) __THROW __attribute_deprecated__;
# define sigpause(mask) __sigpause ((mask), 0)

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