openssl_init in multithreaded programs
eagle at eyrie.org
Thu Jun 11 21:08:46 EDT 2015
Greg Hudson <ghudson at mit.edu> writes:
> It's also worth noting that we never tear down OpenSSL (because we have
> no way of knowing whether the application or another library is still
> using it), so all of the heap memory it allocates could get lost if the
> PKINIT module and OpenSSL library are unloaded. This shouldn't happen
> with 1.13 on platforms with RTLD_NODELETE.
Oh, even for PAM modules where the PAM module and libkrb5 are all
unloaded? That's great news!
Russ Allbery (eagle at eyrie.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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