vbindiff crashes when comparing files of different length

Bug #1283418 reported by Peter Ross
This bug affects 4 people
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vbindiff (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

steps to reproduce:
% dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/1 count=4096
% dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/2 count=8192
% vbindiff /tmp/1 /tmp/2

then press enter key to display next difference
>> Segmentation fault (core dumped)

patch enclosed.

Tags: patch
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Peter Ross (pross-au) wrote :
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Peter Ross (pross-au) wrote :

% lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 13.10
Release: 13.10

% apt-cache policy vbindiff
  Installed: 3.0-beta4-1
  Candidate: 3.0-beta4-1
  Version table:
 *** 3.0-beta4-1 0
        500 http://au.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ saucy/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "0001-vbindiff-prevent-segfault-when-comparing-files-of-di.patch" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in vbindiff (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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