Sol 2.9, inn-2.4.1, innd segfaulting when article received

Jeffrey M.Vinocur jeff at
Wed Oct 20 09:48:08 UTC 2004

On Oct 19, 2004, at 4:31 PM, Ted Coady wrote:

> Have a weird one here...  inn-2.4.1 built on a Solaris 9 box,
> gcc-3.4.1 as packaged by Blastwave.  [...]

> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> #0  0xfeec6dcc in _malloc_unlocked () from /lib/
> #1  0xfeec6b7c in malloc () from /lib/
> #2  0x000697e8 in x_malloc (size=2049, file=0x109498 "art.c",
> line=1404) at xmalloc.c:74
> #3  0x000278e8 in ARTpost (cp=0x1c6ef8) at art.c:1404
> #4  0x00031cbc in NCproc (cp=0x1c6ef8) at nc.c:196
> #5  0x0002d4dc in CHANreadloop () at chan.c:1062

Ok, as I read this code, there's a perfectly benign malloc() call wish 
a reasonable argument at the point it's crashing.  Which means there's 
probably some sort of heap corruption, ugh.

I don't suppose you have access to a memory debugger of some kind.

Jeffrey M. Vinocur
jeff at

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