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Re: [opensuse] Now what? Glibc bug, vulnerability


On 02/17/2016 11:10 AM, sdm wrote:
One can introduce bugs that create minor to serious security issues in
any language; Java, Rust, OCaml, C++, etc. Windows NT is written in C
also. The problem here lies with the development process, not the
language itself.

Sorta true but one has to admit that C itself makes F.U.s like this bug
so easy to create. It is difficult to not have problems with C code. Other languages just do not have those issues to the degree that C does.
You mentioned C++, which is only marginally better than C in that regard.
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