[Openvas-devel] [openvas-Bugs][825] OpenVAS SVN latest ( r1701) version crashes on BackTrack3

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Wed Nov 12 14:14:22 CET 2008

Bugs item #825, was opened at 2008-11-12 14:14
Status: Open
Priority: 3
Submitted By: Vlatko Kosturjak (kost)
Assigned to: Nobody (None)
Summary: OpenVAS SVN latest ( r1701) version crashes on BackTrack3 
Resolution: None
Severity: blocker
Version: None
Component: openvas-server
Operating System: Linux
Product: OpenVAS
Hardware: None
URL: http://www.remote-exploit.orig

Initial Comment:
note that OpenVAS (2.0beta1) does not crash on Backtrack3, while openvas svn version crashes. 

Here's the useful debugging info:

bt ~ # gdb openvasd
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This GDB was configured as "i486-slackware-linux"...
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
(gdb) r
Starting program: /usr/local/bin/openvasd
Loading the OpenVAS plugins...[5893]() gpgme_engine_check_version failed: GPGME/Invalid crypto engine

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xb7f6d316 in gpgme_release () from /usr/lib/libgpgme.so.11
(gdb) bt
#0  0xb7f6d316 in gpgme_release () from /usr/lib/libgpgme.so.11
#1  0xb7fa25b9 in init_openvas_gpgme_ctx () at nasl_signature.c:140
#2  0xb7fa2671 in nasl_extract_signature_fprs (
    filename=0xbfe4ffe3 "/opt/openvas-svn-r1701/lib/openvas/plugins/TelSrv_DoS.nasl")
    at nasl_signature.c:251
#3  0x08055f71 in nasl_plugin_add ()
#4  0x08055bf3 in plugins_reload_from_dir ()
#5  0x08055ca8 in plugins_reload ()
#6  0x08055932 in plugins_init ()
#7  0x080596ff in init_openvasd ()
#8  0x08059d83 in main ()
(gdb) i r
eax            0x0      0
ecx            0xffffffff       -1
edx            0xb7d780bc       -1210613572
ebx            0xb7f78478       -1208515464
esp            0xbfe4ef40       0xbfe4ef40
ebp            0xbfe4ef58       0xbfe4ef58
esi            0x0      0
edi            0x8062fea        134623210
eip            0xb7f6d316       0xb7f6d316 <gpgme_release+22>
eflags         0x210286 [ PF SF IF RF ID ]
cs             0x73     115
ss             0x7b     123
ds             0x7b     123
es             0x7b     123
fs             0x0      0
gs             0x33     51


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