[alsa-devel] snd_seq_parse_address accesses uninitialised data

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Tue Sep 25 12:51:23 CEST 2012

Henning Thielemann wrote:
> I also asked in the valgrind mailing list and got this answer:
>    http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=506089CA.5030309%40bitwagon.com&forum_name=valgrind-users
> Of course, I can suppress the message for me, but I expect that more
> people will stumble on it. Thus I'd prefer a resolution of the problem
> in ALSA.

If we worked around this bug in valgrind, then it would not be
possible to detect an actual uninitialized-use bug on this variable
with a (correctly-working) memory checker.


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