[New-bugs-announce] [issue22717] PySSL segmentation fault

mbasti report at bugs.python.org
Fri Oct 24 17:03:05 CEST 2014

New submission from mbasti:


I'm getting null pointer dereference which leads to segmentation fault.
I have no stable reproducer, but don't hesitate to contact me.

Additional info is here: https://fedorahosted.org/freeipa/ticket/4649

python 2.7.8-4.1 (Fedora 21)

#0  0x00007f3c4a66dde4 in newPySSLObject (ciphers=0x7f3c4544eeb4 "DEFAULT:!aNULL:!eNULL:!LOW:!EXPORT:!SSLv2", cacerts_file=<optimized out>, proto_version=PY_SSL_VERSION_SSL23, 
    certreq=<optimized out>, socket_type=<optimized out>, cert_file=0x0, key_file=0x0, Sock=0x7f3c3fbafc30) at /usr/src/debug/Python-2.7.8/Modules/_ssl.c:317
317	        self->ctx->options &= ~(SSL_OP_NO_SSLv2 | SSL_OP_NO_SSLv3);

(gdb) p self->ctx
$1 = (SSL_CTX *) 0x0

components: Extension Modules
messages: 229924
nosy: mbasti
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: PySSL segmentation fault
type: crash
versions: Python 2.7

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