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Re: lib/46773: librpc segfaults when out of memory
The following reply was made to PR lib/46773; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: lib/46773: librpc segfaults when out of memory
Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2012 03:40:24 -0400
On Mon, 6 Aug 2012 07:05:00 +0000 (UTC)
> When system is out of or low on memory, "xdrrec_create" in
> "src/lib/libc/rpc/xdrrec_create.c" bails out, prints the warning
> "xdrrec_create: out of memory", and leaves xdrs->x_private == NULL.
> However, the "makefd_xprt" does not check if "xdrrec_create" was successful
> and will segfault in this case (by dereferencing "xdrs->x_private"
> Attached patch adds appropriate checks to "xdrrec_create" callers, so they
> also bail out when "xdrrec_create" did.
By looking briefly at the netbsd-6 code, it appears that it also has
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