sockets/ud_ucase.h

This is sockets/ud_ucase.h (Listing 57-5, page 1171), an example from the book, The Linux Programming Interface.

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/* ud_ucase.h

   Header file for ud_ucase_sv.c and ud_ucase_cl.c.

   These programs employ sockets in /tmp. This makes it easy to compile
   and run the programs. However, for a security reasons, a real-world
   application should never create sensitive files in /tmp. (As a simple of
   example of the kind of security problems that can result, a malicious
   user could create a file using the name defined in SV_SOCK_PATH, and
   thereby cause a denial of service attack against this application.
   See Section 38.7 of "The Linux Programming Interface" for more details
   on this subject.)
*/
#include <sys/un.h>
#include <sys/socket.h>
#include <ctype.h>
#include "tlpi_hdr.h"

#define BUF_SIZE 10             /* Maximum size of messages exchanged
                                   between client and server */

#define SV_SOCK_PATH "/tmp/ud_ucase"

 

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