Bug 1272562 - Memory leaks found by unit tests
Memory leaks found by unit tests
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Charalampos Stratakis
Branislav Náter
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Reported: 2015-10-16 14:34 EDT by Branislav Náter
Modified: 2017-08-01 16:25 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: python-2.7.5-53.el7
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Last Closed: 2017-08-01 16:25:03 EDT
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fix ssl leaks (486 bytes, patch)
2017-03-03 13:07 EST, Charalampos Stratakis
no flags Details | Diff

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Python 27267 None None None 2017-03-03 13:05 EST

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Comment 2 Charalampos Stratakis 2017-03-03 13:05:35 EST
This is because the load_cert_chain function of the ssl module (_ssl.c) leaks the keyfile_bytes and certfile_bytes, and these tests import the ssl module.

Relevant upstream commits:



Made a build which includes these commits and the leaks are gone:
Comment 3 Charalampos Stratakis 2017-03-03 13:07 EST
Created attachment 1259615 [details]
fix ssl leaks
Comment 6 Branislav Náter 2017-04-26 07:01:55 EDT
None of the reported memory leaks have been found in python-2.7.5-57.el7. Thanks!

TCMS Test results: https://tcms.engineering.redhat.com/run/308642/#caserun_15597934
Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2017-08-01 16:25:03 EDT
Since the problem described in this bug report should be
resolved in a recent advisory, it has been closed with a
resolution of ERRATA.

For information on the advisory, and where to find the updated
files, follow the link below.

If the solution does not work for you, open a new bug report.


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