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has caused the Debian Bug report #292550,
regarding "ERE '0|()0|\1|0' causes regexec undefined behavior"
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Package: grep
Version: 2.5.1-4
Severity: normal

something related to back-referencing expressions is broken.

$ echo abc | egrep  '(.*)(.*)(.*)\3\2\1' 
grep: regexec.c:1269: pop_fail_stack: Assertion `num >= 0' failed.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Architecture: i386
Kernel: Linux polka 2.4.18 #1 Wed Jul 3 07:37:22 EET 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=et, LC_CTYPE=et (ignored: LC_ALL set)

Versions of packages grep depends on:
ii  libc6                         2.3.1-16   GNU C Library: Shared libraries an

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Source: glibc
Source-Version: 2.28-0experimental0

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
glibc, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

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Aurelien Jarno <> (supplier of updated glibc package)

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Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:11:37 +0100
Source: glibc
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Architecture: source
Version: 2.28-0experimental0
Distribution: experimental
Urgency: medium
Maintainer: GNU Libc Maintainers <>
Changed-By: Aurelien Jarno <>
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Closes: 292550
 glibc (2.28-0experimental0) experimental; urgency=medium
   [ Aurelien Jarno ]
   * New upstream release:
     - Fix undefined behaviour in regexec.  Closes: #292550.
     - debian/control: regenerate.
     - debian/symbols.wildcard: update for 2.28.
     - debian/{,-alt}.install: do not install
     - debian/patches/git-updates.diff: update from upstream stable branch.
     - debian/patches/localedata/locale-ku_TR.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/localedata/locale-csb_PL.diff: dropped, obsolete.
     - debian/patches/localedata/locale-se_NO.diff: dropped, obsolete.
     - debian/patches/localedata/tailor-iso14651_t1.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/arm/local-sigaction.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hppa/git-check-execstack.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-context_functions.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-tls.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-tls-threadvar.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-sysvshm.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-_dl_random.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-grantpt.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-posix_thread.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-gai_misc.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-hurdsig-fixes.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-hurdsig-global-dispositions.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-hurdsig-global-dispositions-version.diff:
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-hurdsig-SA_SIGINFO.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/cvs-libpthread.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/cvs-libpthread.abilist.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/libpthread_build.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-libpthread_depends.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/libpthread_version.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-remap_getcwd.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-exec-static.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-socket_flags.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-socketpair_flags.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-pipe2.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-libc_getspecific.diff: dropped, obsolete.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-futimens.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-sigstate_thread_reference.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-tls_thread_leak.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-libpthread-stacksize.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-reboot-startup.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/cvs-revert-gnu-gnu-cleanup.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-gsync-libc.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-pthread_deps.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-libpthread-gsync-spin.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-libpthread-gsync-mutex.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-NOFOLLOW.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-NOFOLLOW-DIRECTORY.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-mlockall.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git2.25-tls.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-nocheck-installed-headers.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-libpthread-2.26.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-thread-linkspace.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/libpthread_includes.diff: dropped, obsolete.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-exec_filename.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-libpthread-trylock.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-test-atexit-race-common.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-UTIME.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-timer_create_sigmask.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-pthread_deps.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/kfreebsd/local-fbtl-depends.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/any/local-ldconfig-fsync.diff: dropped, obsolete.
     - debian/patches/any/submitted-bits-fcntl_h-at.diff: rebased.
     - debian/patches/any/submitted-intl-tstgettext.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/patches/any/git-abilist-ignore-absolute.diff: upstreamed.
     - debian/{-alt,-otherbuild,}.lintian-overrides: drop override.
     - debian/libc6.symbols.{common,hppa,sparc}, debian/libc6.1.symbols.alpha,
       debian/libc0.1.symbols.common, debian/libc0.3.symbols.hurd-i386: drop
   * debian/ bump binutils build-dependency to 2.29 on all
   * debian/, debian/rules: build with GCC 8.
   * debian/ build-depends on libidn2-0 (>= 2.0.5~) for the
   * debian/ recommends libidn2-0 (>= 2.0.5~) to support IDN
     domain names in getaddrinfo and getnameinfo.
   * debian/ update XFAILs for the mips* Octeon 3 FPU
     bug with the new tests.
   * debian/ bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1 (no changes).
   * debian/source/options: drop.
   [ Samuel Thibault ]
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-gscope.diff: upstreamed.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-hurd-abilist.diff: Remove patch, now useless.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-pagesize.diff: upstreamed.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/git-timer_routines.diff: upstreamed.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/submitted-net.diff: rebased.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-context_functions.diff: update.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-hurdsig-SA_SIGINFO.diff: update.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-sysvshm.diff: update.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-verify.h.diff: remove, now useless.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg2.26-sched_param.diff: upstreamed.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/libpthread_version.diff: Remove now-useless part.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-hurdsig-global-dispositions-version.diff:
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/tg-ifaddrs_v6.diff: Fix PLT.
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-hurd_sigstate-PLT.diff: New patch to fix
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/libpthread_pthread_types.diff: Remove, now
   * debian/patches/hurd-i386/local-nocheck-installed-headers.diff: Remove, now
   * debian/ Update.
   [ Adam Conrad ]
   * debian/patches/localedata/tailor-iso14651_t1.diff: Build without errors.
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