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Title: A possible crash in dictobject.c's new_dict()
Type: crash Stage: resolved
Components: Interpreter Core Versions: Python 3.8
Status: closed Resolution: fixed
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: ZackerySpytz, methane
Priority: normal Keywords: patch

Created on 2019-03-24 01:49 by ZackerySpytz, last changed 2022-04-11 14:59 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Pull Requests
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PR 12519 merged ZackerySpytz, 2019-03-24 01:52
Messages (3)
msg338711 - (view) Author: Zackery Spytz (ZackerySpytz) * (Python triager) Date: 2019-03-24 01:49
PyDict_New() calls new_dict() with the "empty_values" array. If the PyObject_GC_New() call in new_dict() fails, new_dict() will call PyMem_FREE() on this array, causing a crash.
msg338712 - (view) Author: Inada Naoki (methane) * (Python committer) Date: 2019-03-24 02:23
New changeset 3d07c1ee1d2d475b74816117981d6ec752c26c23 by Inada Naoki (Zackery Spytz) in branch 'master':
bpo-36412: fix a possible crash in dictobject.c's new_dict() (GH-12519)
msg338713 - (view) Author: Inada Naoki (methane) * (Python committer) Date: 2019-03-24 02:52
Thank you, nice catch!
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2019-03-24 01:49:34ZackerySpytzcreate