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Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0100
From: Jakub Wilk <>
Subject: Re: Re: strings / libbfd crasher

* Michal Zalewski <>, 2014-10-27, 11:59:
>Well, there's also a trivial stack buffer overflow in srec.c near line 
>      char buf[10];
>        sprintf (buf, "\\%03o", (unsigned int) c);
>But with this test case, c will be -44, or "\1777777777777777777724",

More likely "\37777777724"...

>which sounds a lot longer than 9 characters.

...which is still longer than 9.

Jakub Wilk

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