Bug 32222 - X11 library uninitialized memory reference
Summary: X11 library uninitialized memory reference
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike A. Harris
QA Contact: David Lawrence
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-03-19 12:46 UTC by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:32 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-03-19 12:47:27 UTC


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patch to fix uninitialized memory reference (319 bytes, patch)
2001-03-19 12:47 UTC, Jonathan Kamens
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-03-19 12:46:53 UTC
There is an uninitialized memory reference in the function parse_fontdata
in the fiel xc/lib/X11/omGeneric.c.  It assumes that the contents of a
structure pointer passed into it will be initialized to NULL, but that
isn't necessarily true.  I will attach a patch to fix this problem.  Please
forward this patch back to the maintainers of XFree86.

Comment 1 Jonathan Kamens 2001-03-19 12:47:18 UTC
Created attachment 12964 [details]
patch to fix uninitialized memory reference

Comment 2 Mike A. Harris 2001-03-22 09:24:50 UTC
Thanks very much.  Patch sent upstream to XFree86 team, and incorporated
into my latest build.


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