Bug 609628 - Fix shadow property use-after-free
Fix shadow property use-after-free
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: dbus-glib (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Colin Walters
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Reported: 2010-06-30 13:08 EDT by Dan Williams
Modified: 2010-11-15 08:54 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: dbus-glib-0.86-5.el6
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Last Closed: 2010-11-15 08:54:24 EST
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Description Dan Williams 2010-06-30 13:08:00 EDT

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().
Comment 1 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-06-30 13:23:12 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux major release.  Product Management has requested further
review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux Major release.  This request is not yet committed for
Comment 2 Colin Walters 2010-07-09 13:30:32 EDT
This is an obvious fix that is in upstream dbus-glib now:


Marking as devel_ack+
Comment 6 releng-rhel@redhat.com 2010-11-15 08:54:24 EST
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.

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