libgcrypt and patches again
n.mavrogiannopoulos at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 12:25:26 CEST 2005
On Tuesday 11 October 2005 12:06, Werner Koch wrote:
> > implementation errors is a strange way to build security relevant
> > software. Securely freeing and cleaning resources is usually an important
> > part of cryptographic software solutions.
> Please understand that these are one time allocations. Consider them
> part of the DSO loading process.
I tend to agree with Dirk on that matter. If a program uses 10 shared
libraries that do not deallocate their resources, checking for memory leaks
in the program is a disaster.
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