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Bug 84661 - core dump in regexec
core dump in regexec
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-02-19 23:04 EST by Ben Fennema
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-20 06:09:26 EST
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test c file (282 bytes, text/plain)
2003-02-19 23:06 EST, Ben Fennema
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Description Ben Fennema 2003-02-19 23:04:46 EST
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Description of problem:
A string with a \n causes a coredump in regexec with some patterns.
The same code executes successfully in RH7.3 (a binary built with 8.0 cores on
8.0, and runs on 7.3. a binary built with 7.3 cores on 8.0 and runs on 7.3)

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. build testcase.c
2. execute

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Comment 1 Ben Fennema 2003-02-19 23:06:10 EST
Created attachment 90204 [details]
test c file
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2003-02-20 06:09:26 EST
Cannot reproduce this with glibc-2.3.1-50 (in rawhide).
Guess it has been fixed in one of the numerous posix/reg* bugfixes.

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