[tex-live] TL2016: Stack smashed in upmendex fprint_uchar() function

Norbert Preining norbert at preining.info
Wed Jun 15 08:08:16 CEST 2016

Hi Werner,

> during test I've seen a catched stack smash done by glibc fortify.
> It seems that in texk/upmendex/fwrite.c the function fprint_uchar()
> will be overflowed by the UChar inital array in indwrite()

Hmm, that looks interesting. I have seen several test failures
due to segfaults on Debian packages, too, and I will give this
patch a try. Thanks!


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