Linked by David Adams on Fri 11th Jul 2008 01:55 UTC, submitted by ohxten
BSD and Darwin derivatives An ancient (at least 33 years old) stack-overflow bug has been discovered and fixed in yacc, thanks to a new malloc() implementation by Otto Moerbeek. More info and a complete description of the bug can be found here.
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Comment by defdog99
by defdog99 on Fri 11th Jul 2008 16:07 UTC
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So tools like valgrind and Parasoft's Insure++ weren't able to catch this ?

Edited 2008-07-11 16:07 UTC

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