Bug 102514 - exec-shield kills tuxracer
exec-shield kills tuxracer
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: tuxracer (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Blocks: CambridgeBlocker
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Reported: 2003-08-16 06:06 EDT by Markku Kolkka
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:56 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-22 06:26:38 EDT
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2003-08-18 07:50 EDT, Markku Kolkka
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Description Markku Kolkka 2003-08-16 06:06:42 EDT
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Description of problem:
If tuxracer is run with exec-shield enabled, it crashes with segmentation fault
at startup. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.echo 3 > /proc/sys/kernel/exec-shield

Actual Results:  Tuxracer opens a blank screen, plays one note of sound and
quits. The following is output on the terminal:
$ tuxracer
Tux Racer 0.61 -- a Sunspire Studios Production (http://www.sunspirestudios.com)
(c) 1999-2000 Jasmin F. Patry <jfpatry@sunspirestudios.com>
"Tux Racer" is a trademark of Jasmin F. Patry
Tux Racer comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY. This is free software,
and you are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions.
See http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html for details.

mcop warning: user defined signal handler found for SIG_PIPE, overriding
mcop warning: user defined signal handler found for SIG_PIPE, overriding
Fatal signal: Segmentation Fault (SDL Parachute Deployed)
warning: leaving MCOP Dispatcher and still 143 types alive.

Expected Results:  Tuxracer runs (as it does with exec-shield disabled).

Additional info:

RHL 9.0.93 (Severn) + Rawhide 20030815
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2003-08-18 07:06:57 EDT
strange, it works for me with echo 3 > /proc/sys/kernel/exec-shield.

Which SDL/kernel/tuxracer version do you have?

could you please attatch the strace log "strace -o tuxracer.log tuxracer" ?
Comment 2 Markku Kolkka 2003-08-18 07:50:00 EDT
Created attachment 93707 [details]
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kernel 2.4.21-20.1.2024.2.1.nptl (i686)
Comment 3 Markku Kolkka 2003-10-22 06:26:38 EDT
Fixed in Fedora Core test3, tuxracer works with  
echo 2 > /proc/sys/kernel/exec-shield 

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