Re: sudo segfaults on large buffer

From: Ron DuFresne (
Date: 01/18/02

Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 07:27:31 -0600 (CST)
From: Ron DuFresne <>
To: s1gnal_9 <>

Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2002 07:44:02 -0700
From: Todd C. Miller <>
Subject: Sudo version 1.6.4 now available

Sudo version 1.6.4 is now available (ftp sites listed at the end).

There are some thing I had promised for the next release that are
not in 1.6.4 due to the large changes in the parser that these
changes require to work properly. Nonetheless this release does
fix the majority of problems in the sudo bugs database and adds
features a number of people have asked for. I hope to make more
frequent releases in the near future (it has been quite a while
since 1.6.3 was originally released).

On Fri, 18 Jan 2002, s1gnal_9 wrote:

> Not really able to get more details, it gdb chokes while debugging...
> I'm not even sure if this is known...
> Tested on RH7.0 box.
> Sudo version 1.6.3
> sh-2.04# sudo -s `perl -e 'print("A"x4554)'`
> Segmentation fault
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