Bug 3711 - ld-2.1.1.so: uninit locals, overrun block
ld-2.1.1.so: uninit locals, overrun block
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-06-24 15:32 EDT by John Reiser
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-07-08 21:19:58 EDT
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Description John Reiser 1999-06-24 15:32:24 EDT
The /lib/ld-2.1.1.so (glibc-2.1.1-6) in RedHat 6.0 has some
uninitialized locals variables, and a malloc'ed block that
is overrun.  These bugs are also present in the released
glibc-2.1.1 at ftp://sourceware.cygnus.com/pub/glibc .  See
bug reports libc/1165 and libc/1167 at
http://www-gnats.gnu.org:8080/cgi-bin/wwwgnats.pl .
Fixes have been provided, approved, and applied by the glibc
developers.

[BitWagon has a commercial interest in getting the patches
widely applied and distributed.  If glibc-2.1.2 is not
released in time for the next RedHat release, then please
consider applying these patches to glibc-2.1.1.  Thank you.]
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 1999-07-08 21:19:59 EDT
Built apckage for glibc-2.1.2-1 and shipped to rawhide. Thanks!

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