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Bug 81689 - probe command segfaults / hangs system
Summary: probe command segfaults / hangs system
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel-pcmcia-cs
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-12 19:43 UTC by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:02 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
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Last Closed: 2004-11-25 08:29:16 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)
core from /sbin/probe -t a (deleted)
2003-01-12 19:44 UTC, Chris Ricker
no flags Details

Description Chris Ricker 2003-01-12 19:43:33 UTC
Just reported on full-disclosure, and reproduced on 2.4.18-19.8 (SMP).

As a normal user, the command:

$ /sbin/probe -t a

segfaults (doesn't have to be a -- any string will do). The core dump will be

As a root user, the same command:

# /sbin/probe -t a

hangs the system

Comment 1 Chris Ricker 2003-01-12 19:44:47 UTC
Created attachment 89322 [details]
core from /sbin/probe -t a

core dump generated by

$ /sbin/probe -t a

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