Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 143395
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:05 EST
Description of problem:
Running grep under ElectricFence can show a zero-byte malloc.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install ElectricFence
2. Save attachment as "file"
3. cat file | ef grep -v UND
ElectricFence Aborting: Allocating 0 bytes, probably a bug.
/usr/bin/ef: line 20: 9932 Illegal instruction ( export
LD_PRELOAD=libefence.so.0.0; exec $* )
Created attachment 108886 [details]
grep-2.5.1-24.3 does not exhibit the problem.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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