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Bug#328440: NSS/NIS is totally broken

severity 328440 grave
retitle 328440 NIS broken with bash 

I'm raising the severity of this bug since it'll lock the user out
if NIS is used for authentication.

With this version of libc6, any attempt to login into a machine using
NIS fails with:

-bash: nss_nis/nis-netgrp.c:79: _nss_nis_setnetgrent: Assertion `malloc_usable_size (netgrp->data) >= len + 1' failed.

This bug was previously reported upstream as


However, it appears to have been prematurely closed.

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