Bug#155362: Some memory handling bugs
On Sun, Aug 04, 2002 at 03:22:29AM +0300, Sami Liedes wrote:
> Package: dpkg
> Version: 1.10.4
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch
> There are at least three cases where dpkg accesses memory just outside
> what it has allocated, and one memory leak. I believe the attached patch
> fixes these problems (hope it comes through as is, I've had problems
> with that before).
I'm not sure if your patch fixes this, but I've noticed the a problem:
[sroot@oof:/root]# setenv LD_PRELOAD /usr/lib/libefence.so
[sroot@oof:/root]# dpkg -l
Electric Fence 2.1 Copyright (C) 1987-1998 Bruce Perens.
...You may want to check over there if dpkg is compiled with your patches
and is electric-fence is available.
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