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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qdev-properties: Fix (u)intXX parsers

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qdev-properties: Fix (u)intXX parsers
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 13:13:31 +0200
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Kevin Wolf <address@hidden> writes:

> scanf calls must not use PRI constants, they have probably the wrong size and
> corrupt memory. We could replace them by SCN ones, but strtol is simpler than
> scanf here anyway. While at it, also fix the parsers to reject garbage after
> the number ("4096xyz" was accepted before).

Do we have more misuse of PRI with scanf elsewhere?  No need to fix them
all in one commit (and thus delay this fix); I just want to make sure
somebody looks.

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