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- Subject: Re: patch for CVE-2020-15888
- From: Sean Conner <sean@...>
- Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 13:50:58 -0400
It was thus said that the Great Andrew Gierth once stated:
> >>>>> "aman" == aman agrawal <email@example.com> writes:
> aman> Hi Andrew,
> aman> Thanks for the reply.
> aman> I'm getting a crash in running the following code (some modification of
> aman> http://lua-users.org/lists/lua-l/2020-07/msg00054.html) in Lua-5.2.2
> I think that's likely to be caused by a separate bug, specifically this
> which you will note is fixed in later 5.2.x versions. Does 5.2.3 crash
> on that same code?
I was able to verify that version 5.2.2, as released, will crash with that
code (x86-32, Linux system, using "make generic" ), but that applying the
patch as listed (for 5.2.2-1) fixes the issue. I was unable to get
subsequent versions of Lua to crash.
 Due to some wonkiness with the readline library on my Linux system