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Re: out of memory crash when accessing broken .la files

From: Dirk Mueller
Subject: Re: out of memory crash when accessing broken .la files
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:51:54 +0200
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On Wednesday, 15. August 2007, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:

> Thanks for the report.

Thanks for the reply!

> Could you post such a corrupted .la file, preferably gzip'ed so that it
> won't be harmed by mail transport?  How did it get corrupted BTW?

The initial report came from a customer. He faced a filesystem corruption that 
caused several .la files on his system to be filled with NUL bytes. 

I wasn`t able to investigate with his system, but I was able to reproduce it 
trivially by fuzzing a valid file. I`m attaching what I used for testing. 


Attachment: konq_aboutpage.la.gz
Description: GNU Zip compressed data

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