viva64.com: PVS-Studio Probes into Linux’ Innards (3.18.1)

viva64.com: PVS-Studio Probes into Linux’ Innards (3.18.1)

What was checked
How the check was done
A few words about security for a start
Dangerous use of the memcmp() function
Dangerous use of the memset() function
Dangerous checks
Suspicious fragments
Incorrect logic conditions
“Red-eye”
Endless wait
Incorrect error message
Potential typo
Suspicious octal number
Suspicious line
Suspicious code formatting
Undefined behavior in shift operations
Mess with enum
Strange loop
Copy-Paste error
Re-initialization
Conclusion

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