centos 7
obsolete weakness #299


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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This C routine is considered obsolete.

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The highlighted line of code below is the trigger point of this particular Centos 7 obsolete weakness.


   /* configure the sample rate */
   for (i=0;(which_mouse->opt_sample)<=sampletab[i].sample;i++) ;
   return type;

/* wacom graphire tablet */
#define UD_RESETBAUD     "\r$ "      /* reset baud rate to default (wacom V) */
                                    /* or switch to wacom IIs (wacomIV)     */ 
#define UD_RESET         "#\r"      /* Reset tablet and enable WACOM IV     */
#define UD_SENDCOORDS    "ST\r"     /* Start sending coordinates            */
#define UD_FIRMID        "~#\r"     /* Request firmware ID string           */
#define UD_COORD         "~C\r"     /* Request max coordinates              */
#define UD_STOP          "\nSP\r"   /* stop sending coordinates             */

static void I_wacom_reset_wacom(int fd)
   /* Init Wacom communication; this is modified from xf86Wacom.so module */
   /* Set speed to 19200 */
   setspeed (fd, 1200, 19200, 0, B19200|CS8|CREAD|CLOCAL|HUPCL);
   /* Send Reset Baudrate Command */
   write(fd, UD_RESETBAUD, strlen(UD_RESETBAUD));
   /* Send Reset Command */
   write(fd, UD_RESET,     strlen(UD_RESET));
   /* Set speed to 9600bps */
   setspeed (fd, 1200, 9600, 0, B9600|CS8|CREAD|CLOCAL|HUPCL);
   /* Send Reset Command */
   write(fd, UD_RESET, strlen(UD_RESET));
   write(fd, UD_STOP, strlen(UD_STOP));

static int I_wacom_wait_wacom(int fd)
    *  Wait up to 200 ms for Data from Tablet.
    *  Do not read that data.
    *  Give back 0 on timeout condition, -1 on error and 1 for DataPresent
   struct timeval timeout;
   fd_set readfds;
   int err;
   FD_ZERO(&readfds);  FD_SET(fd, &readfds);
   timeout.tv_sec = 0; timeout.tv_usec = 200000;
   err = select(FD_SETSIZE, &readfds, NULL, NULL, &timeout); 

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