Crashes with gpg-agent 2.1.18
justus at g10code.com
Mon Jan 30 11:03:08 CET 2017
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
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> On Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:58, justus at g10code.com said:
>> It was a double free. Fixed in
> Can you please describe in a code comment how xtrystrdup relinquishes
> control to another thread. That is not easy to see:
No. Because I wasn't able to see why it would, even though I did trace
it to gcrypt, and I did saw that it may use the secmem facilities. I
was, however, sufficiently sure that I found and fixed the problem, and
I did add verbose comments to both the code and the commit message.
> It would also be useful to check other parts of gpg-agent and scdaemon
> which do secure memory allocations and may be prone to the same
That occured to me as well.
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