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bug #38727: fix gv-3.7.4 core dump on bad resource files [patch]

Submitted by:  William Bader <william8000>
Submitted on:  Fri 12 Apr 2013 11:23:47 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: None

Sun 04 Aug 2013 02:05:34 PM UTC, comment #1:

The patch you submitted has been applied into the CVS and thus
this bug is fixed.

Many thanks for your contribution.

Markus Steinborn <msteinbo>
Project Administrator
Fri 12 Apr 2013 11:23:47 PM UTC, original submission:

When gv starts, it has a few places in main.c that get a resource string and then test the string using strcasecmp() without checking if it is NULL. This causes gv to core dump at start-up on some systems. The attached patch sets a default value if the resource is NULL.

William Bader <william8000>


Attached Files
file #27856:  gv-main.pat added by william8000 (1KiB - application/octet-stream)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sun 04 Aug 2013 02:05:34 PM UTCmsteinboOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Fri 12 Apr 2013 11:23:47 PM UTCwilliam8000Attached File-=>Added gv-main.pat, #27856

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