[Vm-dev] VMMaker-eem.163 fixes old SoundPlugin bug

Josh Gargus josh at schwa.ca
Tue Mar 23 02:06:56 UTC 2010

On Mar 22, 2010, at 6:43 PM, David T. Lewis wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 05:18:47PM -0700, Eliot Miranda wrote:
>> Use of primitiveSoundRecordSamples with a start index other than 1 could
>> corrupt the heap if enough samples were recorded.
> Nice!
> OK, I have to ask. How did you find this bug?

We've seen intermittent problems from this bug for a while.  Our break came when writing a new back-end for Windows sound-recording resulted in a 100% repeatable crash.  Once we zoned in on the right area,  Eliot's sharp eye picked out the bug almost immediately.


> Dave

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