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Re: telnet coredumping - telnet.c merge breakage?

From: "Simon 'corecode' Schubert" <corecode@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 18:11:41 +0200

On 31.03.2005, at 15:55, Andrew Atrens wrote:


telnet started coredumping on me today...

Not sure how long this has been there but I found the following
lurking in telnet.c. I #if 0 it out (as below) the coredumping stops.
Not 100% of the correct fix. But the calculation of 'len' in the
removed case is guaranteed to be negative. Later on this number is
used to size a memcpy() which of course blows up. :)

thanks, fixed.


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