[tex-live] command line tools crash / buffer overflow with many parameters (mfplain/mpost)

Hanno Böck hanno at hboeck.de
Sat Jan 19 13:41:25 CET 2019


Some of the commandline tools in texlive crash if you call them with
many parameters:

mfplain $(seq 1 2000)
mpost $(seq 1 2000)

It's a buffer overflow.

Hanno Böck

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