[Xcb] [PATCH libXau] Avoid heap corruption when calling XauFileName from multiple threads.

Arnaud Fontaine arnaud at andesi.org
Mon Mar 28 04:28:15 PDT 2011


    >      const char *slashDotXauthority = "/.Xauthority";
    >      char    *name;
    > -    static char        *buf;
    > -    static int bsize;
    > +    static char        buf[PATH_MAX] = {0};

Please  don't use  PATH_MAX. According  to  POSIX, PATH_MAX  may not  be
defined if an implement does not  have any limitation on the path length
(and GNU Hurd does not actually define it). Many thanks.


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