Bug 436932 - "mkisofs -no-emul-boot /blah" causes a segmentation fault
Summary: "mkisofs -no-emul-boot /blah" causes a segmentation fault
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cdrtools
Version: 4.6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
Keywords: Patch
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-11 08:42 UTC by Andrew Ryan
Modified: 2018-10-20 01:14 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-05-18 20:29:47 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
check that cbe->boot_image isn't NULL (586 bytes, patch)
2008-03-11 08:42 UTC, David Robinson
no flags Details | Diff

External Trackers
Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2009:1007 normal SHIPPED_LIVE cdrtools bug fix update 2009-05-18 14:10:36 UTC

Description David Robinson 2008-03-11 08:42:08 UTC
Description of problem:
When mkisofs's -no-emul-boot option is used but an image isn't specified (-b
image) mkisofs will segfault.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. mkisofs -no-emul-boot /blah
Actual results:
# mkisofs -no-emul-boot /blah
INFO:   UTF-8 character encoding detected by locale settings.
        Assuming UTF-8 encoded filenames on source filesystem,
        use -input-charset to override.
Segmentation fault

Expected results:
no segfault

Additional info:
Patch to correct the problem is attached.

Comment 1 David Robinson 2008-03-11 08:42:09 UTC
Created attachment 297581 [details]
check that cbe->boot_image isn't NULL

Comment 9 Jörg Schilling 2009-02-10 16:15:23 UTC
You are using bad/outdated software.

This bug has been fixed in mkisofs in February 2005.

Here is recent original software:


Comment 13 errata-xmlrpc 2009-05-18 20:29:47 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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