Mysterious INN death

Miquel van Smoorenburg list-inn-workers at
Sat Nov 20 18:58:54 UTC 1999

In article <cistron.19991120134520.A18643 at>,
Paul Tomblin  <ptomblin at> wrote:
>Quoting Russ Allbery (rra at
>> There's a bug in the parsing of Distribution headers that causes INN to
>> segfault when it sees a particular malformatted one.  Chances are your
>> peers are just repeatedly offering you that article.
>Hasn't somebody issued a cancel for that article yet?  It seems that a cancel
>would be a really good thing to make sure that the systems that are no longer
>crashing won't keep offering it to the ones that do.  Won't help the ones who
>have it in their in-coming batches already.

I'm not an official 'canceller' but here are the headers of the
original article. Cancelling it is a good idea.

From: michael at (michael)
Newsgroups: soc.culture.malaysia
Subject: Re: BN is the Future
Distribution: ,
Message-ID: <942925094.1792snx at>
References: <3832ca65.8704867 at>
Date: Thu, 18 Nov 99 11:38:14 GMT
Organization: Penang, Malaysia
Lines: 303

In article <3832ca65.8704867 at> araneumnet at writes:

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