[Pkg-mc-devel] Bug#546269: mc: Crashes with very long file names

Ari Sovijarvi apz at flipperit.net
Sat Sep 12 05:05:14 UTC 2009

Package: mc
Version: 2:4.7.0-pre1-3
Severity: minor

File and directory names longer than 243 characters make mc and mcedit
crash at start.

The outcome is either "Segmentation fault", or:
*** glibc detected *** mc: malloc(): memory corruption (fast): 0x0000000000a99d10 ***

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31 (PREEMPT)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=fi_FI at euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages mc depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.9-25     GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libglib2.0-0                  2.20.5-1   The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgpm2                       1.20.4-3.2 General Purpose Mouse - shared lib
ii  libslang2                     2.1.4-3    The S-Lang programming library - r

Versions of packages mc recommends:
ii  imagemagick                  7: image manipulation programs

Versions of packages mc suggests:
ii  arj                      3.10.22-6       archiver for .arj files
ii  bzip2                    1.0.5-3         high-quality block-sorting file co
pn  dbview                   <none>          (no description available)
ii  file                     5.03-1          Determines file type using "magic"
ii  mime-support             3.46-1          MIME files 'mime.types' & 'mailcap
pn  odt2txt                  <none>          (no description available)
ii  perl                     5.10.0-25       Larry Wall's Practical Extraction 
ii  unzip                    6.0-1           De-archiver for .zip files
ii  w3m                      0.5.2-2.1       WWW browsable pager with excellent
ii  xpdf                     3.02-1.4+lenny1 Portable Document Format (PDF) sui
ii  zip                      3.0-1           Archiver for .zip files

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