This bug was fixed in the package bash - 4.4.18-2ubuntu1
bash (4.4.18-2ubuntu1) bionic; urgency=medium
* Merge with Debian; remaining changes:
- Run lesspipe.
- Enable ls aliases.
- Set options in ll alias to -alF.
- Define an alert alias.
- Enabled colored grep aliases.
- Add sudo hint.
bash (4.4.18-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Revert the changes from the last upload.
* Configure the normal build --without-bash-malloc as well.
for the qemu fix. Closes: #865599. LP: #1751011.
* Apply upstream patch 019.
bash (4.4.18-1.1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Build again with -no-pie as dropping it broke bash when run under
qemu-user (with the same symptoms as #842037). Closes: #889869
-- Matthias Klose <d...@ubuntu.com> Wed, 04 Apr 2018 20:30:26 +0200
** Changed in: bash (Ubuntu Bionic)
Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released
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bash crashes in qemu-user environments (bionic)
Status in bash package in Ubuntu:
Status in qemu package in Ubuntu:
Status in bash source package in Bionic:
Status in qemu source package in Bionic:
Status in bash package in Debian:
Attempts to launch bash in an arm64 qemu-user environment in bionic
results in the following error message:
bash: xmalloc: .././shell.c:1709: cannot allocate 10 bytes (0 bytes
This causes any qemu/chroot based bootstrapping to fail as many
packages invoke bash during postinst.
Release: 18.04 pre-release
This appears to have been reported and fixed in the corresponding
Debian package (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-
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