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LIN8-9854 : glibc: resolv throws an assertion

Created: Oct 8, 2018    Updated: Mar 27, 2019
Resolved Date: Oct 21, 2018
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Toolchain


The following bug with WRL8 RCPL26 occured.

Please add a patch for it in upcoming WRL8 RCPL release and/or CCM.

Successfully tested with following patch,;a=commit;h=5a1a5f0dd2744044801c91bf2588444c29cda533

Steps to Reproduce

Whenever, in resolv.conf, there are both IPv6 and IPv4 server entries and either protocol is not routable on a system, resolv throws an assertion:

res_query.c:262: __libc_res_nquery: Assertion `(hp != ((void *)0)) && (hp2 != ((void *)0))' failed.

This problem was introduced as a side-effect of patching CVE-2015-7547.

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