Bug 29630 - host command core dumps when given alternate dns server
host command core dumps when given alternate dns server
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: binutils (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-02-26 17:42 EST by adler
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:31 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-02-26 17:43:03 EST
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Description adler 2001-02-26 17:42:56 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.0-0.99.11enterprise i686)

The host command (and also nslookup) core dump when asked to use an other
server besides the default one. For example:

[adler@ool-18bea4a7 adler]$ host -t mx stephenadler.net DNS2.NAMESECURE.COM
Segmentation fault

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Execute the command 'host' and give it an alternate dns server

Actual Results:  core dump

Expected Results:  nice text output regarding dns host name information
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2001-02-26 18:37:52 EST
fixed in wolverine.

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