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bug #20367: asprintf() could loop infinitely in some situations

Submitted by:  Micah Cowan <micahcowan>
Submitted on:  Fri 06 Jul 2007 10:13:38 PM UTC  
Category:  Code Architecture Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  3 - Low Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  None Operating System:  None
Reproducibility:  None Fixed Release:  None
Planned Release:  1.15 Regression:  None
Work Required:  0 - Hours Patch Included:  None

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Fri 06 Jul 2007 10:13:38 PM UTC, original submission:

asprintf() can loop infinitely in some environments; consider implementing a large cap on its size, so it won't loop infinitely (though, this should only happen in test versions, as it will only happen when passed an invalid format).

Micah Cowan <micahcowan>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2008-01-27 micahcowan Planned Release1.12 => 1.15
    2007-07-31 micahcowan Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
    2007-07-20 micahcowan Planned ReleaseNone => 1.12
        Work RequiredNone => 0 - Hours

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