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Re: [PATCH] quotearg: do not read beyond end of buffer

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: [PATCH] quotearg: do not read beyond end of buffer
Date: Sun, 12 May 2013 23:34:47 -0700
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On 05/12/2013 10:14 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> I ran gcc's -fsanitize=address against coreutils, and two
> sort tests failed due to buffer overruns.  Both arose via
> a bug in quotearg.c.  Patch below.  Two things remain to do:
>   1) find when the bug was introduced (before push)
>   2) address the module-factoring FIXME comment (after)
> Not sure I'll do #1, but I will get to #2.

Thanks for catching this bug!

For #1, it looks like it was commit c4b7f3f8557b27a729a0065bba401dc629357345:


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