[gnutls-devel] Memory leak in initialize_automatic_p11_kit()
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Sun Feb 3 19:27:13 CET 2013
On Thu 2012-02-23 02:44:52 -0500, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
> On 02/23/2012 12:13 AM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
>> Valgrind is complaining about a minor memory leak. Looks like it's
>> happening only once, on initialization. But, it's still a leak.
>> ==21602== at 0x4A074CD: malloc (vg_replace_malloc.c:236)
>> ==21602== by 0x33D4486A81: strdup (in /lib64/libc-2.14.90.so)
>> ==21602== by 0x33DB805907: p11_kit_registered_module_to_name (in
>> ==21602== by 0x3F70C48524: gnutls_pkcs11_init (in
>> Looking at the code, p11_kit_registered_module_to_name() returns a
>> malloced buffer, which the caller seems to be responsible for freeing,
>> and initialize_automatic_p11_kit() does not do that.
> Thank you. Corrected.
I've just corrected this leak on the gnutls_2_12_x branch in git as
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