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-rw-r--r--src/basic/string-util.c11
-rw-r--r--src/basic/string-util.h5
2 files changed, 10 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/src/basic/string-util.c b/src/basic/string-util.c
index b906b581c..9b060a9a2 100644
--- a/src/basic/string-util.c
+++ b/src/basic/string-util.c
@@ -825,6 +825,7 @@ int free_and_strdup(char **p, const char *s) {
return 1;
}
+#if !HAVE_DECL_EXPLICIT_BZERO
/*
* Pointer to memset is volatile so that compiler must de-reference
* the pointer and can't assume that it points to any function in
@@ -835,19 +836,19 @@ typedef void *(*memset_t)(void *,int,size_t);
static volatile memset_t memset_func = memset;
-void* memory_erase(void *p, size_t l) {
- return memset_func(p, 'x', l);
+void explicit_bzero(void *p, size_t l) {
+ memset_func(p, '\0', l);
}
+#endif
char* string_erase(char *x) {
-
if (!x)
return NULL;
/* A delicious drop of snake-oil! To be called on memory where
* we stored passphrases or so, after we used them. */
-
- return memory_erase(x, strlen(x));
+ explicit_bzero(x, strlen(x));
+ return x;
}
char *string_free_erase(char *s) {
diff --git a/src/basic/string-util.h b/src/basic/string-util.h
index 668b63907..38c7c1009 100644
--- a/src/basic/string-util.h
+++ b/src/basic/string-util.h
@@ -197,7 +197,10 @@ static inline void *memmem_safe(const void *haystack, size_t haystacklen, const
return memmem(haystack, haystacklen, needle, needlelen);
}
-void* memory_erase(void *p, size_t l);
+#if !HAVE_DECL_EXPLICIT_BZERO
+void explicit_bzero(void *p, size_t l);
+#endif
+
char *string_erase(char *x);
char *string_free_erase(char *s);