Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 609628
Fix shadow property use-after-free
Last modified: 2010-11-15 08:54:24 EST
While we don't have anything in RHEL6 that uses shadow properties in dbus-glib, we may in the near future and the fix is very low-risk. This shows up when using a mix of shadow properties and normal properties as either a crash in the program using dbus-glib, or it's easily seen in Valgrind as a use-after-free in lookup_property_name().
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This is an obvious fix that is in upstream dbus-glib now:
Marking as devel_ack+
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.0 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.