Date: Sat, 26 Jan 2013 19:07:19 +0530 From: Dhiru Kholia <dhiru.kholia@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Office format bug On Sat, Jan 26, 2013 at 7:05 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote: > On 01/26/2013 01:54 PM, magnum wrote: >> According to this, it reads an "uninitialized value" from mysql-netauth >> format's buffer space... not that I get how a calloc'ed buffer can be >> uninitialized. The above is from --test=0 under linux 64-bit, built with >> OMP but using only one thread. > > > I get it now. mem_alloc_tiny() will malloc() a larger buffer and give out > portions from that. So this was not actually memory from mysql-na but it > happened to be allocated when that format used mem_alloc_tiny(). We probably > don't have a problem at all. I will verify this but you can relax for now. heh. I was debugging and wondering what was going on. Now I can switch to making a new format instead ;) -- Dhiru
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