Bug 143395 - ElectricFence aborts
Summary: ElectricFence aborts
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: grep (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Tim Waugh
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2004-12-20 11:43 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-20 03:25:55 UTC
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file (2.64 KB, text/plain)
2004-12-20 11:43 UTC, Tim Waugh
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2005:449 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Updated grep package 2005-05-19 04:00:00 UTC

Description Tim Waugh 2004-12-20 11:43:13 UTC
Description of problem:
Running grep under ElectricFence can show a zero-byte malloc.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install ElectricFence
2. Save attachment as "file"
3. cat file | ef grep -v UND
Actual results:
ElectricFence Aborting: Allocating 0 bytes, probably a bug.
/usr/bin/ef: line 20:  9932 Illegal instruction     ( export
LD_PRELOAD=libefence.so.0.0; exec $* )

Expected results:
Doesn't abort.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2004-12-20 11:43:13 UTC
Created attachment 108886 [details]

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2004-12-20 11:55:58 UTC
grep-2.5.1-24.3 does not exhibit the problem.

Comment 3 Dennis Gregorovic 2005-05-20 03:25:55 UTC
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
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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