grubby segfaults due to invalid read in libblkid in RHEL 5.9

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • grubby segfaults after installing two kernels on RHEL 5.9
  • Reproduced as follows on an x86_64 system with kernel 2.6.18-194.el5
    and mkinitrd-
rpm -ivh kernel-2.6.18-348.el5.x86_64.rpm
rpm -ivh kernel-2.6.18-348.1.1.el5.x86_64.rpm


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.9
  • mkinitrd-
  • e2fsprogs-1.39-35.el5

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