[Haskell-cafe] base64-bytestring memory corruption bug

Hécate hecate at glitchbra.in
Mon Aug 2 21:52:52 UTC 2021

Hi Fraser, do you have further information about this situation?

Le 25/07/2021 à 07:50, Fraser Tweedale a écrit :
> Hello,
> I want to bring to wider attention a memory bug present in
> base64-bytestring[1].  In summary, in some cases too few bytes are
> allocated for the output when performing base64url decoding.  This
> can lead to memory corruption (which I have observed[2]), and
> possibly crashes (which I have not observed).
> I submitted a pull request[2] that fixes the issue some days ago,
> but did not receive a response from the maintainers yet.  I
> understand that maintainers may be busy or unavailable, and that is
> fine.  So I am posting here mainly to ensure that USERS are aware of
> the issue.
> To maintainers: let me know if I can provider further assistance to
> resolve this issue and release a fix.
> [1] https://github.com/haskell/base64-bytestring/issues/44
> [2] https://github.com/frasertweedale/hs-jose/issues/102
> [3] https://github.com/haskell/base64-bytestring/pull/45
> Thanks,
> Fraser
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