Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: removal of brk()/sbrk().
To: None <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/28/2002 21:11:21
On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 06:59:16AM +0200, Lucio De Re wrote:

 > Isn't that a security breach?

If an application has sensitive data in a buffer that it's going to
free, it should clear the buffer itself before actually freeing it.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>