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Re: pgcrypto: fix memory leak in openssl.c

From: "Marko Kreen" <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Tom Lane" <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL-patches <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>, "Daniel Blaisdell" <lunk(dot)djedi(at)gmail(dot)com>, "Michael Fuhr" <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Subject: Re: pgcrypto: fix memory leak in openssl.c
Date: 2006-02-20 15:30:20
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On 2/20/06, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> "Marko Kreen" <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com> writes:
> > On 2/18/06, Marko Kreen <markokr(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> >> pgcrypto crypt()/md5 and hmac() leak memory when compiled against
> >> OpenSSL as openssl.c digest ->reset will do two DigestInit calls
> >> against a context.  This happened to work with OpenSSL 0.9.6
> >> but not with 0.9.7+.
> > Ugh, seems I read the old code slightly wrong.  The leak happens
> > also with regular digest(), although it will leak only 1 context
> > instance, not the 1000+ as the crypt-md5 does.
> I'm confused --- does this mean that the patch you sent recently
> needs further work?

No, it's fine.  As I did not 'fix' old code but replaced it.

It's just that I gave wrong answer to the question 'who is affected?'


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