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Re: Bug#816077: ruby2.3: FTBFS on m68k - Segmentation fault at 0x5f583332

On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 1:08 AM, Christian Hofstaedtler <zeha@debian.org> wrote:
> * John Paul Adrian Glaubitz <glaubitz@physik.fu-berlin.de> [160327 23:00]:
>> Here's an updated patch which contains the actual changes that upstream
>> committed to the git repository to close the upstream bug 12118 [1].
>> Would be possible to cherry-pick this fix from upstream until the
>> changes have been backported to ruby2.3?
> We're waiting for a whole list of more important issues to be
> backported to the 2.3 branch (there haven't been any backports or
> point releases so far).
> I really don't want to add another patch except for critical issues
> (and that are likely to be applied to 2.3) at this point - so ... No.

"tail call overwriting the (non-existing) argument" sounds like a security
issue that may be exploitable, even on non-m68k.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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