Bug 1029468 - pvm: trcsort crashes with exit status 139
pvm: trcsort crashes with exit status 139
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=low,public=20130710,reported=2...
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Depends On: 1029469 1029471
Blocks: 1029473
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Reported: 2013-11-12 07:47 EST by Ratul Gupta
Modified: 2014-05-29 03:09 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-05-29 03:09:52 EDT
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Description Ratul Gupta 2013-11-12 07:47:32 EST
trcsort, found in the package PVM, crashes with exit status 139.

The reporter has specifically crafted a shell file, which have been confirmed to crash the application with error output as:
/crash.sh: line 20:  7696 Segmentation fault      (core dumped) /usr/share/pvm3/bin/LINUXX86_64/tracer "`cat $DIR/argv_1.symb`" < "$DIR/file___dev__stdin.symb"

The complete crash dump and shell file is provided by the original reporter here:
http://www.forallsecure.com/bug-reports/a69cfdfa36bb4f338c9d6464f0703fcc8821b309/full_report

References:
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=716396
Comment 1 Ratul Gupta 2013-11-12 07:50:00 EST
Created pvm tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1029469]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1029471]
Comment 3 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-05-29 03:09:52 EDT
The Red Hat Security Security Response team does not consider this issue to be a security flaw.

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