krb5_get_server_rcache double free
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Thu Jul 6 16:55:08 EDT 2006
>>>>> "Rainer" == Rainer Weikusat <rainer.weikusat at sncag.com> writes:
Rainer> The krb5_rc_close routine should free rcache, according to
Rainer> the documentation for this and I of course checked that it
Rainer> does free rcache. The claim that
Rainer> When krb5_rc_recover_or_initialize() returns failure,
Rainer> rcache now leaks.
Rainer> is therefore wrong and the only real effect of this chain
Rainer> of conversation is restoring the never called free at the
Rainer> end of the get_server_rcache routine.
Thanks for pointing out the mistake. We appreciate your contributions
and are going to update the ticket to correct the factual error.
Rainer> Publishing factually incorrect statements about other
Rainer> people on the WWW is not so nice.
Agreed. However we're all human around here and we make mistakes. I
wish I could say it will not happen again, but it probably will. No
harm is meant to you. Even if you had made a mistake and introduced a
memory leak, that wouldn't be a big deal either: humans make those
kind of mistakestoo.
we're happy to append notes to bugs when we make factual errors; you
can also respond and append corrections yourself.
Thanks for your interest in contributing and thanks for pointing out the error.
Manager, MIT Kerberos Team
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