pyvorbis segfault invalid free

Bug #1082229 reported by EliotBlennerhassett on 2012-11-23
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pyvorbis (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (I expect this problem persists in 12.10, but don't have that installed to test it)
Package python-pyvorbis 1.5-1ubuntu1

segfaults in py_file_new (When used by pytone app scanning for ogg files)

root cause is a mismatched pairing of PyMem_DEL with PyObject_NEW

Attached patch replaces PyMem_DEL with PyObject_Del, and incidentally PyObject_NEW with PyObject_New.

I have rebuilt and installed this package, and the segfault no longer occurs.

BTW I'm having a hard time figuring out where the ultimate upstream bugtracker resides...

The attachment "Correctly delete object if ogg file can't be opened" of this bug report has been identified as being a patch. The ubuntu-reviewers team has been subscribed to the bug report so that they can review the patch. In the event that this is in fact not a patch you can resolve this situation by removing the tag 'patch' from the bug report and editing the attachment so that it is not flagged as a patch. Additionally, if you are member of the ubuntu-reviewers team please also unsubscribe the team from this bug report.

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