fedora 25
obsolete weakness #291


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 Fedora 25 obsolete weakness.

     avrdude_message(MSG_INFO, "%s: error: program enable: target doesn't answer.\n", progname);
    return -1;

  return 0;

static int usbasp_tpi_chip_erase(PROGRAMMER * pgm, AVRPART * p)
  avrdude_message(MSG_DEBUG, "%s: usbasp_tpi_chip_erase()\n", progname);

  /* Set PR to flash */
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, TPI_OP_SSTPR(0));
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, 0x01);
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, TPI_OP_SSTPR(1));
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, 0x40);
  /* select ERASE */
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, TPI_OP_SOUT(NVMCMD));
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, NVMCMD_CHIP_ERASE);
  /* dummy write */
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, TPI_OP_SST_INC);
  usbasp_tpi_send_byte(pgm, 0x00);
  pgm->initialize(pgm, p);

  return 0;

static int usbasp_tpi_paged_load(PROGRAMMER * pgm, AVRPART * p, AVRMEM * m,
                                 unsigned int page_size,
                                 unsigned int addr, unsigned int n_bytes)
  unsigned char cmd[4];
  unsigned char* dptr;
  int readed, clen, n;
  uint16_t pr;

  avrdude_message(MSG_DEBUG, "%s: usbasp_tpi_paged_load(\"%s\", 0x%0x, %d)\n",
	    progname, m->desc, addr, n_bytes);

  dptr = addr + m->buf;
  pr = addr + m->offset;
  readed = 0;

  while(readed < n_bytes)
    clen = n_bytes - readed; 

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