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Bug 167693 - Uninitialised free when running "info line main"
Uninitialised free when running "info line main"
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdb (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnston
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 161600 168424
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Reported: 2005-09-07 05:52 EDT by Bastien Nocera
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:10 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2006-0141
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-03-15 12:03:18 EST
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gdb-info-list-main-uninit-free.patch (544 bytes, patch)
2005-09-07 05:52 EDT, Bastien Nocera
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External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2006:0141 qe-ready SHIPPED_LIVE gdb bug fix update 2006-03-14 00:00:00 EST

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Description Bastien Nocera 2005-09-07 05:52:34 EDT
1. create a small hello world C program
2. compile it with debugging
3. run the program under gdb
4. type "info line main" in gdb
5. segfault

Reproduceable with the RHEL3 U5 gdb, and the RHEL4 U2 candidate.

valgrind says there's an invalid free:
==21896== Invalid free() / delete / delete[]
==21896==    at 0x3414A75D: free (vg_replace_malloc.c:153)
==21896==    by 0x80F3229: find_line_pc_range (symtab.c:2432)
==21896==    by 0x80DE1D9: ??? (source.c:1351)
==21896==    by 0x80845C5: execute_command (top.c:733)
==21896==  Address 0x9C5FDEE8 is on thread 1's stack
Line 5 of "tmp.c" starts at address 0x8048368 <main>
  and ends at 0x8048384 <main+28>.

In gdb/symtab.c, find_line_pc_range(), pc_list is only defined if startaddr is
0, but freed unconditionally. Patch attached.
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2005-09-07 05:52:34 EDT
Created attachment 118546 [details]
Comment 9 Jeff Johnston 2005-11-30 18:01:55 EST
Patch applied as of gdb-
Comment 23 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-03-15 12:03:18 EST
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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