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GNU C Library master sources branch master updated. glibc-2.28.9000-477-g61595e3

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commit 61595e3d36ded374f97961503e843a314b0203c2
Author: Andreas Schwab <>
Date:   Tue May 15 14:42:37 2018 +0200

    nscd: avoid assertion failure during persistent db check
    nscd should not abort when it finds inconsistencies in the persistent db.

diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index 2ea7440..89ad526 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,7 @@
+2018-12-19  Andreas Schwab  <>
+	* nscd/connections.c (check_use): Don't abort on invalid len.
 2018-12-18  Samuel Thibault  <>
 	* sysdeps/mach/hurd/fcntl.c (__libc_fcntl): Test against 64bit `cmd'
diff --git a/nscd/connections.c b/nscd/connections.c
index 47fbb99..9818200 100644
--- a/nscd/connections.c
+++ b/nscd/connections.c
@@ -304,7 +304,8 @@ static int
 check_use (const char *data, nscd_ssize_t first_free, uint8_t *usemap,
 	   enum usekey use, ref_t start, size_t len)
-  assert (len >= 2);
+  if (len < 2)
+    return 0;
   if (start > first_free || start + len > first_free
       || (start & BLOCK_ALIGN_M1))


Summary of changes:
 ChangeLog          |    4 ++++
 nscd/connections.c |    3 ++-
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

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