[Openswan Users] keeping SA made OCF resource leak
David_Mccullough at securecomputing.com
Sat Aug 1 05:52:58 EDT 2009
Jivin Martin Schiller lays it down ...
> ----Original Message----
> From: David McCullough
> Sent: Saturday, August 01, 2009 6:15 AM
> > I have a patch in the working for this now.
> > The problem spreads across user/kernel space.
> > pluto loads each SA individually and then "groups" them. On delete,
> > because they are grouped, it expects to be abel to delete any of the
> > SA's and take out the whole group.
> > Basically the kernel code was not:
> > 1) dereferencing the whole group (So the SA counts were wrong)
> > 2) not finding all the members in the group proplerly
> > 3) a few other refcount bugs on the way :-(
> > I'll be testing this heavily over the weekend and I'll post a patch
> > as soon as I have it cleaned up.
> That sounds very promising.
> Maybe the patch I've posted here
> (http://lists.openswan.org/pipermail/dev/2009-July/002119.html) is also
> intereseting for your work on this problem.
Yes, I still have that sitting in my inbox :-)
David McCullough, david_mccullough at securecomputing.com, Ph:+61 734352815
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