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Bug 231075 - xsane segfaults when attempting to scan
Summary: xsane segfaults when attempting to scan
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xsane
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nils Philippsen
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-05 22:41 UTC by Jay Fenlason
Modified: 2014-08-31 23:28 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-25 16:04:38 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Patch that prevents segfault (deleted)
2007-03-05 22:41 UTC, Jay Fenlason
no flags Details | Diff

Description Jay Fenlason 2007-03-05 22:41:13 UTC
Description of problem: 
When I hit the "Scan" button in xsane, it segfaults.   
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 
How reproducible: 
Steps to Reproduce: 
1.Start xsane 
2.Hit the preview button (probably not actually required) 
3.Hit the scan button. 
Actual results: 
Expected results: 
An actual scan 
Additional info: 
The scanner is an Epson Perfection 4990 PHOTO, attached via either USB or 
The attached patch prevents the segfault and allows me to scan.

Comment 1 Jay Fenlason 2007-03-05 22:41:13 UTC
Created attachment 149301 [details]
Patch that prevents segfault

Comment 2 Nils Philippsen 2007-04-25 15:50:43 UTC
I just checked the sources of version 0.994 and this seems to avoid strncpy()ing
a NULL pointer. Can you please check it with the current xsane package?

Comment 3 Jay Fenlason 2007-04-25 16:04:38 UTC
0.994 in rawhide scans OK.

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