[vlc-devel] Fix a potential buffer overflow in the samba access

Ludovic Fauvet etix at l0cal.com
Tue Nov 2 19:34:07 CET 2010

2010/11/2 Rémi Denis-Courmont <remi at remlab.net>:
>> Patch #0001 fixes a potential buffer overflow (Win32 only) on a call
>> to snprintf.
> snprintf() writes n bytes *including* the terminating nul.
> This patch looks totally useless.

I didn't read the man carefully, I guessed that the terminal nul byte
wasn't written if the input string was truncated by snprintf.

Sorry for the noise :-)

Ludovic Fauvet (etix)

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