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Bug 593396

Summary: invalid fastbin entry (free)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Reporter: Gordon Sim <gsim>
Component: glibcAssignee: Andreas Schwab <schwab>
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE QA Contact: Petr Muller <pmuller>
Severity: urgent Docs Contact:
Priority: high    
Version: 6.0CC: drepper, ebachalo, fweimer, iboverma, jneedle, kim.vdriet, ohudlick, pmuller, snagar
Target Milestone: beta   
Target Release: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Fixed In Version: glibc-2.12-1.2.el6 Doc Type: Bug Fix
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: 642329 (view as bug list) Environment:
Last Closed: 2010-07-02 19:09:21 UTC Type: ---
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Bug Blocks: 589706    
Description Flags
test case
A smaller test case none

Description Gordon Sim 2010-05-18 17:57:14 UTC
Created attachment 414918 [details]
test case

Description of problem:

Seeing 'invalid fastbin entry (free)' errors for a test program that appears to have no bug in it that would legitimately cause such an error. Suspect this may be a bug in the fastbin verification logic.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. compile and run attached test case
Actual results:

Get a crash due to an invalid fastbin within a minute.

Expected results:

No crash.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Gordon Sim 2010-05-18 17:59:01 UTC
Created attachment 414920 [details]
A smaller test case

This requires use of the -std=c++0x option when compiling but cuts out some of the noise in the test case by replacing the trivial pthread wrapper classes in the previous attachement. Exhibits the same symptoms.

Comment 3 Jeff Needle 2010-05-18 18:41:31 UTC
This is a test blocker for us because it causes significant instability in the messaging broker on RHEL6.

Comment 5 Ulrich Drepper 2010-05-18 21:20:12 UTC
Before anything else is tried, this patch should be added to the RHEL6 glibc and then all tests repeated:;a=commitdiff;h=5f24d53acb2cd02ffb4ac925c0244e4f1f854499;hp=d84acf388ed8b3f162dda0512139095bfc268beb

Comment 11 Andreas Schwab 2010-06-24 14:41:21 UTC
*** Bug 586972 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 12 2010-07-02 19:09:21 UTC
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Beta 2 is now available and should resolve
the problem described in this bug report. This report is therefore being closed
with a resolution of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the
solution does not work for you.