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Bug 97267 - gmtime() causing segv
gmtime() causing segv
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: glibc (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
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Reported: 2003-06-12 09:05 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2016-11-24 10:04 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-03 16:09:37 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2003-06-12 09:05:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
/lib/tls/libc.so.6  __tz_convert() and/or gmtime() 

Port of a Unix (Solaris/HP program) which frequently calls gmtime() is
failing.  Verified that input values to function are correct.  Sample
stack trace:

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x400842e0 in _IO_new_file_underflow () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
(gdb) up
#1  0x0829fab1 in __underflow ()
(gdb) up
#2  0x0829e319 in _IO_file_xsgetn ()
(gdb) up
#3  0x082a092d in _IO_sgetn ()
(gdb) up
#4  0x082d5175 in fread_unlocked ()
(gdb) up
#5  0x082a585b in __tzfile_read ()
(gdb) up
#6  0x082a4d19 in tzset_internal ()
(gdb) up
#7  0x082a47c3 in __tz_convert ()
#8  0x082a4655 in gmtime ()

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run StormTraX

Actual Results:  After a small number of incoming lightning strokes, segv from

Expected Results:  Program should continue to run, no segv

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jakub Jelinek 2003-06-17 12:06:00 EDT
Without a testcase there is nothing we can do about it.
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2004-10-03 16:09:37 EDT
No testcase.  Closing.

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