Bug 3189 - readmsg seg faults (elm-2.5.0-0.2pre8)
readmsg seg faults (elm-2.5.0-0.2pre8)
Status: CLOSED NEXTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: elm (Show other bugs)
6.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jay Turner
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Reported: 1999-06-01 00:55 EDT by jprosa
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:37 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-05 11:59:46 EDT
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Description jprosa 1999-06-01 00:55:02 EDT
executing: /usr/bin/readmsg \*
causes a seg fault

It segs in: readmsg.c at line 341

if(get_mssg_info(&minfo, fstate.sel_list[i] != 0)

The problem seems to be with fstate.sel_list being an
(int *) and w/ bad bounds checking.

See ya.
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-04 13:43:59 EDT
I've just packaged elm2.5.0-1 (the official release). If you
get a chance, could you see if seg-fault persists there.

Send mail to <jbj@redhat.com> and I'll send you the rpms.

Thanks.
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 1999-06-05 11:59:59 EDT
Fixed in elm-2.5.0-2. Thanks for the analysis and patch!

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