fedora 23
obsolete weakness #37


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.



extern int kill  (__pid_t __pid, int __sig)    ;


extern int killpg  (__pid_t __pgrp, int __sig)    ;

extern int raise  (int __sig)    ;

extern __sighandler_t ssignal  (int __sig, __sighandler_t __handler)    ;
extern int gsignal  (int __sig)    ;

extern void psignal  (int __sig, __const char *__s)    ;


extern int __sigpause  (int __sig_or_mask, int __is_sig)    ;


extern int sigpause  (int __mask)    ;


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