Krishna Puttaswamy wrote:
> sorry for the typo in my last mail's subject.
> Also, just wanted to mention that the problem below is on a linux box
> running CentOS.
>
> Thanks
>
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 4:48 PM, Krishna Puttaswamy
> > wrote:
>
> Hello all,
>
> I have written some code to encrypt/decrypt data and to generate
> digest of a message using openssl.
> I am using the openssl version OpenSSL 0.9.7a Feb 19 2003, and
> occasionally my program dumps core,
> always inside the method openssl_add_all_ciphers.
> The result of the stack trace from the core is below... can someone
> please give me some suggestions as to
> how to fix this problem? Note that this crash happens occasionally
> and I am not able to figure out when it happens.
> These crashes are driving me nuts... is this a bug in this version
> of the library or is there a more stable version
> that i should be using or something? I did a lot of google search
> and found nothing on this one...
>


Is it possible to valgrind your application? Or run with environment
variable MALLOC_CHECK_=2? It is possible that the heap could have been
corrupted earlier and the effects are showing up just now.

As for a newer version, both 0.9.7 and 0.9.8 series are available.

> here is the stack trace:
> #0 0x004927a2 in _dl_sysinfo_int80 () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
> #1 0x004d3815 in raise () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #2 0x004d53d1 in abort () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #3 0x00507cca in __libc_message () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #4 0x0050e55f in _int_free () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #5 0x0050ff01 in _int_realloc () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #6 0x005110fc in realloc () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6
> #7 0x05a774e9 in CRYPTO_get_new_dynlockid () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
> #8 0x05a77b6a in CRYPTO_realloc () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
> #9 0x05abe770 in lh_insert () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
> #10 0x05ac2135 in OBJ_NAME_add () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
> #11 0x05ac9788 in OpenSSL_add_all_ciphers () from /lib/libcrypto.so.4
> #12 address of my code...
>
> Thanks,
> -KP
>
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks,
> -KP


-jb
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