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Re: [PATCH] libdwfl: Fix build_id memory leak in dwfl_segment_report_module.
- From: Jan Kratochvil <jan dot kratochvil at redhat dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2014 22:13:48 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] libdwfl: Fix build_id memory leak in dwfl_segment_report_module.
On Mon, 23 Dec 2013 23:28:21 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> We might already have allocated memory to hold the build_id early in
> consider_notes when we called consider_phdr for the program headers
> we've read from the image. We would leak that memory when we don't use
> it then because we return early/fail. This can be because either we
> didn't find the correct bias or we skip the module because it would
> conflict in address space with any already existing module of DWFL.
> In both cases explicitly free the build_id memory.
I agree with the patch, I have not found any other code path it could leak