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Re: [Bug-readline] Readline fuzz testing

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Readline fuzz testing
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:03:12 -0400
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On 7/9/17 2:10 AM, Ben Wong wrote:
> Readline is causing bash to dump core every once in a bluemoon. It's
> extremely infrequent and hard to reproduce, so, to debug it, I'm using
> random input from fuzz(1). It turns out, libreadline *consistently*
> crashes (segmentation fault) or hangs (infinite loop using all CPU)
> under fuzz testing.

These have all been fixed, and are fixed in both the readline and bash
devel git branches on savannah.  Thanks for taking a look.

Eduardo Bustamante did a lot of work fuzzing readline via bash's `read -e'
and uncovered these and other, very old, bugs.

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