[Bug 3408] New: segfault in ssh-keygen -Y check-novalidate when -n option is missing

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            Bug ID: 3408
           Summary: segfault in ssh-keygen -Y check-novalidate when -n
                    option is missing
           Product: Portable OpenSSH
           Version: -current
          Hardware: All
                OS: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P5
         Component: ssh-keygen
          Assignee: unassigned-bugs at mindrot.org
          Reporter: mateusz at adamowski.pl

This bug report is just a copy of PR #307 on Github

I found a bug in ssh-keygen

Steps to reproduce:

$ ssh-keygen -Y check-novalidate -s anyfile.txt.sig < anyfile.txt
Segmentation fault (core dumped)

The problem is missing -n option resulting in null pointer being passed
to strcmp()

(gdb) bt
#0  __strcmp_sse2_unaligned () at
#1  0x0000563613b33dcf in sshsig_wrap_verify
(signature=signature at entry=0x563614433040, hashalg=0x5636144332f0
    h_message=<optimized out>,
expect_namespace=expect_namespace at entry=0x0,
sign_keyp=sign_keyp at entry=0x7fffb358fed0, 
    sig_details=sig_details at entry=0x7fffb358fed8) at sshsig.c:339
#2  0x0000563613b354f0 in sshsig_verify_fd (signature=0x563614433040,
fd=0, expect_namespace=0x0, sign_keyp=0x7fffb358fed0, 
    sig_details=0x7fffb358fed8) at sshsig.c:605
#3  0x0000563613b2c566 in sig_verify (signature=0x7fffb35926d0
"nauka1.txt.sig", sig_namespace=0x0, principal=0x0, 
    allowed_keys=0x0, revoked_keys=0x0, opts=<optimized out>, nopts=0)
at ssh-keygen.c:2753
#4  0x0000563613b321b8 in main (argc=0, argv=0x7fffb3590560) at

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