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Re: possible write to an invalid address

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: possible write to an invalid address
Date: Sun, 04 Oct 2009 13:52:32 -0400
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Henning Garus wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.0
> Patch Level: 33
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>   When bash_dequote_filename() is called with text ending with a
>   backslash and double quote as quote_char, it writes beyond the memory
>   allocated for ret, thus corrupting memory. 

Thanks for the report.  This has been fixed for bash-4.1.


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