fedora 23
obsolete weakness #33


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 Fedora 23 obsolete weakness.

	SIGRTMIN  = 32,

	SIG_DFL = 0,
	SIG_IGN = 1,
	SIG_ERR = -1

void*   __sysv_signal(int sig = SIGNALS, void *handler = SIGNAL_HANDLER);
void*   sysv_signal(int sig = SIGNALS, void *handler = SIGNAL_HANDLER);
void*   signal(int sig = SIGNALS, void *handler = SIGNAL_HANDLER);
void*   bsd_signal(int sig = SIGNALS, void *handler = SIGNAL_HANDLER);

int     kill(__pid_t pid, int sig = SIGNALS);
int     killpg(__pid_t pgrp, int sig = SIGNALS);
int     raise(int sig = SIGNALS);

void*   ssignal(int sig = SIGNALS, void *handler = SIGNAL_HANDLER);
int     gsignal(int sig = SIGNALS);
void    psignal(int sig = SIGNALS, char *s);

int     __sigpause(int sig_or_mask, int is_sig);
int     sigpause(int mask);
int     sigblock(int mask);

int     sigsetmask(int mask);
int     siggetmask();
int     sigemptyset(void *set);
int     sigfillset(void *set);
int     sigaddset(void *set, int signo = SIGNALS);
int     sigdelset(void *set, int signo = SIGNALS);
int     sigismember(void *set, int signo = SIGNALS);
int     sigisemptyset(void *set);
int     sigandset(void *set, void *left, void *right);
int     sigorset(void *set, void *left, void *right);
int     sigprocmask(int how, void *set, void *oset);
int     sigsuspend(void *set);
int     sigaction(int sig = SIGNALS, void *act, void *oact);
int     sigpending(void *set);
int     sigwait(void *set, int *sig);
int     sigwaitinfo(void *set, void *info);
int     sigtimedwait(void *set, void *info, void *__timeout); 

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