Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 498615
2 memory leaks in MIME processing code
Last modified: 2009-06-30 12:54:06 EDT
Description of problem:
During memory leak hunting for the pidgin-sipe plugin I discovered 2 memory leaks in the libpurple MIME processing code. At least for that plugin these code paths are used a lot.
The URL points to the upstream bug report which contains a patch for the issue.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
This probably affects all pidgin versions in Fedora & RHEL. Please consider to apply the patch also for those releases.
The patch has already been integrated into the 2.5.6 branch:
So depending on the release date this bug might just be fixed with the next version jump.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
More information and reason for this action is here:
pidgin-2.5.6 update has already been pushed for Fedora 9, 10 & 11.