Bug 89605 - glibc security fix makes expat stop working, break, etc.
Summary: glibc security fix makes expat stop working, break, etc.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jakub Jelinek
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL: http://xvoice.sourceforge.net/
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Reported: 2003-04-24 21:49 UTC by Brian Vancil
Modified: 2016-11-24 15:11 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-05 18:42:21 UTC
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Description Brian Vancil 2003-04-24 21:49:40 UTC
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Description of problem:
The xvoice program bundles expat code to parse its configuration file.  After the latest glibc security fix, (with or without rebuilding xvoice--originally built using gcc version 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7)) running xvoice results in a "junk after document element" error from expat; consequently, xvoice works improperly.

"make CC=gcc296 CXX=g++296" works fine, though.  For a number of reasons, I'd rather compile using gcc3.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  apply glibc-2.3.2-4.80.6 to upgrade from previous release
2.  run xvoice (after building from source)

Actual Results:  expat should parse the xvoice.xml file correctly

Expected Results:  expat does not parse the xvoice.xml file correctly, returning a "junk after document element" error.

Additional info:

xvoice  0.9.5

[bvancil@quatorze xvoice-0.9.5]$ src/xvoice
Environment set.
xvoice version 0.9.5
parseFile: junk after document element at line 924 in xvoice.xml
parseFile: junk after document element at line 404 in xvoice.xml
parseFile: junk after document element at line 404 in xvoice.xml
loadGrammars: Could not find xvoice.xml; no grammars will be available.
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Comment 1 Ulrich Drepper 2003-10-02 06:06:57 UTC
There is no way to reproduce this here.  We don't have ViaVoice.

And I sincerely doubt that this is glibc's fault.  expat or whatever is the
caller of the glibc function isn't the only user of glibc and there has been no
recorded bug report even closely resembling this.

If you still have the problem, try running ltrace and/or debug it a bit yourself.

Comment 2 Ulrich Drepper 2003-11-05 18:42:21 UTC
No response in a month.  CLosing it now.  If there is a valid problem
and you can provide more info, reopen.

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