Bug 246178 - rpcinfo segmentation crash when it enters rpcinfo.c::progping()
rpcinfo segmentation crash when it enters rpcinfo.c::progping()
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpcbind (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-06-28 20:15 EDT by Steve Smaldone
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:44 EDT (History)
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Description Steve Smaldone 2007-06-28 20:15:52 EDT
Description of problem:
rpcinfo utility crashes with a segmentation fault when you try to run the ping

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

How reproducible:
Consistently can be reproduced.  From core dump it looks like a string handling
error somewhere in the libtirpc when rpcinfo.c::progping() calls
clnt_tp_create().  I did not attempt to debug past rpcinfo.c, though.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. In a shell run: rpcinfo -T tcp <hostname> 100003
Actual results:
Segmentation Fault and crash

Expected results:
Results of rpc ping operation.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Steve Dickson 2007-09-15 13:17:58 EDT
Fixed in libtirpc-0.1.7-9.fc7:

Until that version is available here is the work around.

--- /etc/netconfig.orig   2005-05-18 01:10:50.000000000 -0400
+++ /etc/netconfig    2007-07-24 09:45:40.000000000 -0400
@@ -10,10 +10,10 @@
 # The <device> and <nametoaddr_libs> fields are always empty in this
 # implementation.
-udp6       tpi_clts      v     inet6    udp     -       -
-tcp6       tpi_cots_ord  v     inet6    tcp     -       -
 udp        tpi_clts      v     inet     udp     -       -
 tcp        tpi_cots_ord  v     inet     tcp     -       -
+udp6       tpi_clts      v     inet6    udp     -       -
+tcp6       tpi_cots_ord  v     inet6    tcp     -       -
 rawip      tpi_raw       -     inet      -      -       -
 local      tpi_cots_ord  -     loopback  -      -       -
Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:19:29 EDT
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Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:44:24 EDT
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