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Bug 63175 - Needs to use shvar.c from authconfig/initscripts
Needs to use shvar.c from authconfig/initscripts
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: usermode (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 61901
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Reported: 2002-04-10 16:42 EDT by Owen Taylor
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:41 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-04-10 18:32:36 EDT
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Description Owen Taylor 2002-04-10 16:42:56 EDT
The shvar.c in usermode/shvar.c has:

 s->arena = calloc(buf.st_size, 1);

But expects the result to be \0 terminated, so this should
be buf.st_size + 1. It's probably best to just copy the shvar.c
from initscripts or authconfig in, which has this bug fixed,

(the initscripts/authconfig version is a fair bit different
having been glib-ized, but last time I checked looked generally
identical, and a little better for a few edge cases.)
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2002-04-11 10:34:31 EDT
Fixing for 1.53-1.  Thanks!

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