[tex-live] omfonts one-byte heap overflow

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Mon Oct 22 02:47:44 CEST 2018

Hi Johannes,

> I saw in the SVN logs that yesterday's silent -r48937 addressed/fixed
> this issue. Thanks!

Yes indeed. It took us a bit of time to set up a machine where it was
possible to reproduce this bug. Seems a rather new
glibc/compiler/whatever is needed to make this actually break.

> >     maybe in the
> >     FOR_ALL_CHARACTERS macro in char_routines.c?

I didn't remember that message, but it turned out that it was indeed
there where it broke, but the reason was the insufficient allocation.



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