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Re: Segmentation fault in expassign when PS1='$[U[0S]+=]'

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Segmentation fault in expassign when PS1='$[U[0S]+=]'
Date: Tue, 16 May 2017 16:37:57 -0400
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On 5/15/17 3:58 PM, Eduardo Bustamante wrote:

> bash-4.4$ "$[U[0S]+=]"
> bash: 0S: value too great for base (error token is "0S")
> It seems like the array index expression causes a longjmp in the
> second case, so it stops evaluating.
> Found by fuzzing.
> I think this might be similar to
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2017-05/msg00046.html
> (i.e. ``Segmentation fault in evalerror when xtrace and
> PS4='$[T[$]]'``)
> I think the fix *may* be something like:

You're on the right track. Thanks for the report.


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