[Icecast-dev] Icecast relay crash.
phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Sat Nov 5 17:35:11 UTC 2016
On Sat, 2016-11-05 at 19:33 +0530, Sourav Saha wrote:
> I am using icecast 2.3.2 and I'm not in position to upgrade the
> version right away since this version is already in use. Please let me
> know if you need any additional details for this issue. Nevertheless
> if there is any potential fix has gone towards this part of code in
> later versions, I can just use that patch in my current code base.
Version 2.3.2 is not just old but stone age. It has a range of known
bugs, security vulnerabilities both local and remote.
The problem you see is very likely because of some random buffer overrun
bug. Maybe one of those vulnerabilities.
> Also I'll try to catch up on Freenode but can't be very sure due to
> time difference, so I'm betting on the replies on this thread.
with best regards,
> On Sat, Nov 5, 2016 at 7:08 PM, Philipp Schafft
> <phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2016-11-05 at 16:38 +0530, Sourav Saha wrote:
> > I'm facing a problem in icecast relay machines. I'm seeing
> > that some of the relay machines are crashing and generates
> core dump
> > but the reason for the crash is not clear from the trace of
> the core.
> > Here is how the gdb trace looks like:
> > (gdb) bt
> > [...]
> > #6 0xf7474708 in malloc ()
> from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
> > #7 0x080b66b7 in _accept_connection () at connection.c:598
> > #8 connection_accept_loop () at connection.c:826
> > #9 0x080a9c05 in _server_proc () at main.c:384
> > #10 main (argc=3, argv=0xffbbc554) at main.c:633
> > As you can see at frame #6 malloc() is failing but I don't
> know the
> > reason behind this. Does anybody has any idea how to fix
> this issue?
> > Note: this is happening only in the relay machines but not
> in edges.
> Thank you for your report.
> What is the _exact_ version you run?
> You can also reach us on IRC (on Freenode, #icecast) for some
> debugging (when the sun is over central Europe).
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