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Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:59:56 -0700
From: Michal Zalewski <>
To: oss-security <>
Subject: Re: Re: strings / libbfd crasher

Well, there's also a trivial stack buffer overflow in srec.c near line 254:

      char buf[10];
        sprintf (buf, "\\%03o", (unsigned int) c);

But with this test case, c will be -44, or "\1777777777777777777724",
which sounds a lot longer than 9 characters.


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