Bug#499945: Segfault in asn1_get_tag_der().

Kurt Roeckx kurt at roeckx.be
Wed Sep 24 20:06:41 UTC 2008

On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 08:05:24PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> On 2008-09-23 Kurt Roeckx <kurt at roeckx.be> wrote:
> > Package: libtasn1-3
> > Version: 1.4-1
> > Severity: grave
> > When I run "lynx https://acrobat.com", I end up with a segfault.  The
> > backtrace looks like:
> [...]
> > I'm running libgnutls26 2.4.1-1 and lynx-cur 2.8.7dev9-2.
> FWIW I get the same behavior Simon describes ("SSL error:no issuer was
> found-Continue? (y)" followed by "Alert!: Unexpected network read
> error; connection aborted.") *both* on ix86 and amd64 (the latter on
> pergolesi.d.o's  unstable_amd64 chroot), using the same versions of
> libgnutls26 and lynx-cur.
> Have you got any special settings in ~/lynxrc?

No, it's the default setting.

But it seems to be related to me using MALLOC_CHECK_=2 in the
enviroment.  I thought I've set it to 0 to make sure it wasn't
related.  But trying to unset or set it to 0 now stops the segfault.

Also not that the check even with set to 3 it doesn't print any error


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