[CentOS] yum segfault - rpmforge problem?

Stephen Harris lists at spuddy.org
Tue Jul 26 16:43:39 UTC 2011

On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 05:12:23PM +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
> On 07/26/2011 04:59 PM, Leonard den Ottolander wrote:
> > Seems an issue with yum too, seeing that it segfaults over bad data.
> > This has been reported upstream:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=725798
> I dont really see that as a yum issue, the problem is bad metadata in 
> rpmforge.

A segfault is a bug, even if it's only triggered by bad data :-)

(thought: could bad metadata cause an exploitable segfault?)



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