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Getting Segmentation Fault in strlen() from

asked 2017-11-03 11:53:14 +0000

kevin-gmail gravatar image

Built from source on Solaris10 using GTK.
./ is ok
./configure --with-qt=no --with-gtk=yes completes ok
gmake completes ok
1. Get pango read errors
2. start up dialog opens, ugly font and progress completes.
3. Segmentation Fault and core dump

What is going wrong?

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Can you run Wireshark under a debugger and post a stack trace?

Gerald Combs gravatar imageGerald Combs ( 2017-11-07 10:45:23 +0000 )edit

Stack trace from 'gdb binary core' then bt (hand typed in so may be errors):
#0 0xfba9646c in strlen () from /usr/lib/
#1 0xfbaf1bce in _ndoprint () from /usr/lib/
#2 0xfbaf4d8f in vsnprintf () from /usr/lib/
#3 0xfbaf119c in vasprintf () from /usr/lib/
#4 0xfb335a51 in g_vasprintf (string=0x8046b60, format=0x8153416 "Interface found %s\n", args=0x804700c "") at gprintf.c:315
#5 0xfb316791 in g_strdup_vprintf (format=0x8153416 "Interface found %s\n", args=0x804700c "") at gstrfuncs.c:244
#6 0xfb303458 in g_logv (log_domain=0x8158328 "Capture", log_level=G_LOG_LEVEL_DEBUG, format=0x8153416 "Interface found %s\n", args=0x804700c "") at gmessages.c:516
#7 0xfb303697 in g_log (log_domain=0x8158328 "Capture", log_level=G_LOG_LEVEL_DEBUG, format=0x8153416 "Interface found %s\n", args=0x804700c "") at gmessages.c:569
#8 0x08066f62 in cb_load_interfaces (cb_info=...) at extcap.c:1648
#9 0x0806682a in extcap_foreach (argc=argc@entry=1, args=args ...(more)

kevin-gmail gravatar imagekevin-gmail ( 2017-11-07 13:16:33 +0000 )edit

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answered 2017-11-07 22:01:09 +0000

Guy Harris gravatar image

What is going wrong?

Wireshark has a bug. Please file a bug on this on the Wireshark Bugzilla.

(NOTE: if Wireshark crashes, that's a bug, and should be reported on the Wireshark Bugzilla.)

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Moved to Wireshark Bugzilla, number 14194.

kevin-gmail gravatar imagekevin-gmail ( 2017-11-09 13:29:55 +0000 )edit

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