[Satellite6] goferd occasinaly segfaults in libcurl / urlgrabber

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • under unknown circumstances, goferd on Content Hosts segfaults
  • backtrace suggests the crash happened within libcurl / urlgrabber library
  • on the affected system:
    • a package was (un)installed or errata applied via katello agent / goferd
    • /etc/yum.repos.d/redhat.repo was modified by either way (i.e. via enabling a repo via subscription-manager)

Environment

  • Red Hat Satellite 6 client
    • katello-agent-2.5.0-5 or older
    • python-urlgrabber and libcurl older than from Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.4

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