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BUG #1848: Segfault with pg_dump when database name omitted

From: "Eric Boutin" <boutiner(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: BUG #1848: Segfault with pg_dump when database name omitted
Date: 2005-08-25 18:41:59
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      1848
Logged by:          Eric Boutin
Email address:      boutiner(at)gmail(dot)com
PostgreSQL version: 8
Operating system:   Solaris 10 amd64
Description:        Segfault with pg_dump when database name omitted

Short example that tells it all :
[eric(at)imelda ~]$ pg_dump -U appserv -t tbl_dossiers -s
pg_dump: [archiver (db)] connection to database "Segmentation Fault (core
[eric(at)imelda ~]$

It's not a major error in itself, but a segfault is never a good thing and
could potentially lead to buffer overflow/code execution

Fix : don't forget to append the database name

That's about it
Thanks for your good application


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