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

Submitter:  William Bader <william8000>
Submitted:  Fri 12 Apr 2013 11:23:47 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  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>


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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
    2013-08-04 msteinbo Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2013-04-12 william8000 Attached File- Added gv-main.pat, #27856

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