centos 6
obsolete weakness #18

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Weakness Breakdown


Definition:

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.

Warning code(s):

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

File Name:

glibc-2.12-2-gc4ccff1/sysdeps/posix/raise.c

Context:

The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Centos 6 obsolete weakness.

    License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
   version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

   The GNU C Library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
   Lesser General Public License for more details.

   You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
   License along with the GNU C Library; if not, write to the Free
   Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
   02111-1307 USA.  */

#include <signal.h>
#include <unistd.h>

/* Raise the signal SIG.  */
int
raise (sig)
     int sig;
{
  return __kill (__getpid (), sig);
}
libc_hidden_def (raise)
weak_alias (raise, gsignal) 

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