Ticket #2574 (closed defect: wontfix)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

symlink loop in .deb segfaults mc

Reported by: helix84 Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: mc-vfs Version:
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: no branch Votes for changeset:


When browsing a .deb file with an infinite direcotry symlink loop, mc crashes when trying to enter the directory.

Link to example file:


Steps to reproduce:

1) Download the example file
2) in mc, go to "iceowl-l10n-vi_1.0~b2-1_all.deb#deb/CONTENTS/usr/lib/icedove"
3) After entering the "extensions" directory, mc crashes with "Segmentation fault"

Change History

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by angel_il

i try and 4.8.0-pre2-9-g1e9a3f5

under 'karmic'
i can't reproduce this...

please attache crash log for more info... see https://www.midnight-commander.org/wiki/doc/tracingCrash

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by IceMan

I check this issue with mc 4.8.1-38-g144824c - working as expected.

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Milestone Future Releases deleted

Closed as WONTFIX for 4.7.0.x.

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