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Re: (ITS#5435) Seg. fault due to dereference of NULL ConfigReply * arguments.

rein@basefarm.no wrote:
> Full_Name: Rein Tollevik
> Version: 2.4.8
> OS:
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> Submission from: (NULL) (
> Functions in servers/slapd/back-bdb/init.c dereference their ConfigReply *
> arguments without testing that they are non-NULL first, which causes seg.
> faults.

Obviously this should never happen. Please provide the stack trace from such 
an occurrence.

> I have only seen this happen when I tried to slapcat a database that
> hadn't had its directory created or some other stupidity, but anyhow...
> I don't include my patch to this, as it is probably easier to fix it again in
> your source than to apply a patch.
> Rein Tollevik
> Basefarm AS

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