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Re: (ITS#5022) ldappasswd crash consumer slapd with some loglevels

Pierangelo Masarati wrote:
>> Sorry about the broken link. Here is the correct one:
>> ftp://ftp.schrodinger.com/support/openldap/simon.gao.openldap_20070618.ext
>>>> When following command against a consumer slapd, it will crash slapd of the
>>>> consumer when loglevel is set to any other value other than 1 or -1 on the
>>>> consumer:
>>>> ldappasswd -v -H ldap://consumer -D "uid=joe,ou=people,dc=example,dc=com" -W -S
>>>> -x -A
>>>> The crash happens to at least to loglevel 0, 256, 512. When loglevel is set to 1
>>>> or "-1", then no crash is experienced. In addition, when run consumer slapd
>>>> manually as front process,
>>> ^^^ what does this mean?
>> If I start slapd manually as following commands:
>> /usr/lib/openldap/slapd -d 0 -u ldap -g ldap -h 'ldap:// ldaps'
>> /usr/lib/openldap/slapd -d 256 -u ldap -g ldap -h 'ldap:// ldaps'
>> /usr/lib/openldap/slapd -d 512 -u ldap -g ldap -h 'ldap:// ldaps'
>> Then I did not see the problem as I would when setting loglevel to 0,
>> 256, 512 in slapd.conf and start slapd from /etc/init.d/slapd, which
>> launch the daemon with the same options. When starting slapd from
>> /etc/init.d/slapd as background daemon process, slapd will write to
>> /var/log/ldap.log and /var/log/message. It seems that the difference
>> exists between writing ldap logs to a file (slapd runs in background) or
>> writing to console (slapd runs in foreground as started manually).
>>>> then all debug level works without problem.
>>> OpenLDAP re23 (in practice, 2.3.36 just released) doesn't show anything
>>> like that.  I note that differences related to the debug level usually
>>> mean that a NULL or an invalid pointer is passed to a *printf(3) routine
>>> on those systems that do not tolerate it (e.g. Solaris).  But usually
>>> the bug disappears when __decreasing__ the log level, while -1 means all.
>>> p.
>> I would expect writing less log should help avoiding problem. In this
>> case, somehow logging must be set at certain or above a level. Below
>> that it will trigger problem. While I was trying to get pieces working,
>> I always set loglevel to 1 or -1. So I did not realize this problem
>> until very late. The error I got as a result of attempting change
>> password is "can't contact LDAP server" which is very confusing (might
>> be because slapd already crashed before serving last request).
>> I am happy to run more tests and provide further information as needed.
> If slapd crashes, the only really useful info is a core dump, as
> indicated in the FAQ I already pointed you to (that's basically why I
> pointed you there: there's no point in always repeating instructions for
> bug tracing, that's what the FAQ is intended for; apparently, it's
> totally ignored).
Not entirely. I thought system environment information might be useful too.

Anyway. Here is the coredump. Let me know if this is enough.

# gdb /tmp/debug/usr/lib/openldap/slapd
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This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-linux-gnu"...
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
(gdb) run -d 0 -u ldap -g ldap -h 'ldap:// ldaps://'
Starting program: /tmp/debug/usr/lib/openldap/slapd -d 0 -u ldap -g ldap
-h 'ldap:// ldaps://'
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread -1213843792 (LWP 7706)]
[New Thread -1240826992 (LWP 7709)]
[New Thread -1249219696 (LWP 7710)]
[New Thread -1257612400 (LWP 7711)]
slapd: result.c:364: send_ldap_response: Assertion `rs->sr_err != 0x0a'

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
[Switching to Thread -1249219696 (LWP 7710)]
0xbfffe402 in __kernel_vsyscall ()
(gdb) bt full
#0  0xbfffe402 in __kernel_vsyscall ()
No symbol table info available.
#1  0xb7a8d429 in raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#2  0xb7a8e9d1 in abort () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#3  0xb7a86e51 in __assert_fail () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#4  0x080809c5 in send_ldap_response ()
No symbol table info available.
#5  0x0000000a in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#6  0x08150731 in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#7  0x08150731 in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#8  0xb58a61b4 in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#9  0xb58a5cac in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#10 0x00000000 in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.