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Re: [Bug-readline] Readline fuzz testing

From: frederik
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Readline fuzz testing
Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 15:29:50 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.8.2 (2017-04-18)

Hi Chet,

I'm curious to see what kind of fixes were made. Can you point us to
two or three of them by URL? I'm looking here and I've navigated
around a bit but I can't seem to orient myself:


This sounds like an interesting learning opportunity...



On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:03:12AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> 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.
> Chet
> -- 
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>                ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
> Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/
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