Bug 221827 - double free or corruption
double free or corruption
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gawk (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Karel Zak
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2007-01-08 07:43 EST by Karel Zak
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: RC
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Last Closed: 2007-02-07 21:11:00 EST
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Description Karel Zak 2007-01-08 07:43:06 EST
$ ls /usr/lib/* | grep -v "/" | gawk '{if (length($1) > 14) {print $1}}'

Get dump:
*** glibc detected *** awk: double free or corruption (fasttop): 0x083b78f8 ***

The problem(s) has been reported at bug-gnu-utils@gnu.org. The patch(s) that fix
the problem has been accepted by upstream for gawk-stable tree.

(Note, free() usage for wide strings in gawk has been fixed by multiple patches.
It means we will fix more potential bugs if we apply these patches to our tree.)
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-01-08 08:00:43 EST
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2007-01-08 11:59:13 EST
QE ack for RHEL5.
Comment 5 Karel Zak 2007-01-08 18:06:11 EST
Fixed. Update to gawk-3.1.5-12.el5.
Comment 6 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-02-07 21:11:00 EST
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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