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Author alexc
Recipients alexc
Date 2017-03-01.05:54:36
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Our tool reported a position that doesn't check for returned value (from a function that might returns null). might need a look that is there any problem or I am missing something.

in function PyUnknownEncodingHandler of file pyexpat.c,

    if (namespace_separator != NULL) {
        self->itself = XML_ParserCreateNS(encoding, *namespace_separator);
    else {
        self->itself = XML_ParserCreate(encoding);           // could XML_ParserCreate returns null in this point?
    XML_SetHashSalt(self->itself,                             // if it does return null, null pointer will passed into XML_SetHashSalt and will be dereferenced.
                    (unsigned long)_Py_HashSecret.prefix);    
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2017-03-01 05:54:36alexcsetrecipients: + alexc
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