GnuTLS 3.0.14 gnutls-serv segfaults when an invalid number is passed to --debug

Simon Josefsson simon at
Wed Feb 29 09:54:29 CET 2012

Matthew Hall <mhall at> writes:

> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 09:34:42AM +0100, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>> Bruce Korb <bkorb at> writes:
>> > On 02/25/12 13:23, Matthew Hall wrote:
>> >> I doubt that the intended behavior in response to an incorrect
>> >> specification
>> >> of the option (said incorrect invocation worked fine in 3.0.11)
>> >> is a segfault,
>> >
>> > You are right.  I was asleep at the wheel.  Please try:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Thank you.
>> I have updated the libopts in GnuTLS with the code from the tarball in
>> the autogen 5.15 release.  It didn't look like there were a lot of
>> changes though...  Matthew, can you check if the problem is resolved in
>> git master?
>> /Simon
> I would be happy to do so if you can provide the right git URL so I can be 
> sure to check the right place.

The checkout links are here:

Thanks for testing.

The entire update patch I made is here:;a=patch;h=83034b41ea2209a7ffb9a876b355c673ae58e57a

I don't immediately see anything that solve this problem though.  Bruce,
was the fix for this problem included in the 5.15 release?


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