[Aptitude-devel] Bug#980035: Bug#980035: aptitude: segmentation fault when starting aptitude

Julian Andres Klode jak at debian.org
Wed Jan 13 11:31:05 GMT 2021

On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 10:29:17AM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> Package: aptitude
> Version: 0.8.13-2+b1
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Tags: security
> I got a first "segmentation fault" just after updating ('u' in the TUI).
> Now, each time I run aptitude, a segmentation occurs one second after
> starting it.
> I suppose that it doesn't like some data that have been fetched.
> Tagging security for this reason.

Smells like 980037? Bug in APT's cache building upon mremap() in new
code path in 2.1.16/17.

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