✘ntpd segfault

Gary E. Miller gem at rellim.com
Fri Aug 31 20:08:45 UTC 2018

Yo James!

On Fri, 31 Aug 2018 13:04:07 -0700
James Browning via devel <devel at ntpsec.org> wrote:

> I ran a quick/probably wrong test on gpsd_shutdown and my canary
> before line 599 tweets and the one after does not. The blame seems to
> fall on ESR back in November, but I am quite often wrong.

Maybe wrong, but if so, we are the same wrong!

Here is the line:
     if (pp != up->pps_peer->procptr) {

Looks like up->pps_peer is NULL.

The easy part is to just test for NULL.  The hard part is finding our
how did it get NULL when it should not be.

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