Bug#271816: libc6: Random segfault in malloc()
On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 03:24:28PM +0200, Ludovic Drolez wrote:
> Package: libc6
> Version: 2.2.5-11.5
> Severity: critical
What is your justification for the "critical" tag? Breaks entire system?
Causes serious data loss? I'd probably downgrade this to "important".
> (gdb) bt
> #0 0x400bc998 in chunk_alloc (ar_ptr=0x401636a0, nb=120) at malloc.c:2989
> #1 0x400bd942 in __libc_calloc (n=1, elem_size=112) at malloc.c:3852
> #2 0x08049f84 in main (argc=14, argv=0xbffffad4) at tftpd.c:409
That could mean almost anything. In particular, it could mean that atftpd has
corrupted random data or done double-frees.
Could you try running atftpd through valgrind and see if that pinpoints your
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