This diagnostic rule is based on the software development guidelines developed by MISRA (Motor Industry Software Reliability Association).
This diagnostic rule is relevant only to C programs.
The analyzer issues the warning when it detects one of the following functions:
Here is an example of code triggering this warning:
qsort(arr, cnt, sizeof(int), comp);
The warning is also issued in C programs whenever a macro declaration with one of these names is detected.
According to Common Weakness Enumeration, potential errors found by using this diagnostic are classified as CWE-676.