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Re: Brace expansion infinite loop, memory corruption, and other bugs.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Brace expansion infinite loop, memory corruption, and other bugs.
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 10:27:14 -0400

> On 6/5/12 12:14 AM, Scott McMillan wrote:
> > A week or so ago I submitted a bug report using the bashbug command
> > that involved some
> > overflow issues with braces.c on OpenSUSE12.1 X86_64. Browsing the
> > patches, I got
> > the impression that braces.c hasn't been modified since the original
> > 4.2 release, so the
> > same bugs should exist in the most recent version.
> 
> Thanks for the report.  I'll take a look at your patches.  Your original
> report did not hit the mailing list.

The patches look good, and will be in the next release of bash.  Thanks for
your help.

Chet

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