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Re: Memory leak in ldbm backend of slapd (ITS#674)

I believe that's fixed on both HEAD and OPENLDAP_REL_ENG_2 branches.
Please view latest version filterentry.c available at:


or directly from CVS.

At 02:42 PM 8/18/00 +0000, tjeerd.van.lemel@cmg.nl wrote:
>Full_Name: Tjeerd van Lemel
>Version: 2.0 beta
>OS: Tru64 Unix 4.0
>URL: ftp://ftp.openldap.org/incoming/Tjeerd-van-Lemel-000818.1
>Submission from: (NULL) (
>The function index_param() in servers/slapd/back_ldbm/index.c assigns *prefixp
>with ber_bvstrdup() allocated data if it returns successfully. This function is
>called from 3 places in servers/slapd/back_ldbm/filterindex.c (and from nowhere
>else). The allocated data (pointed to by the variable 'prefix') is never freed.
>This freeing should *always* be done (with ber_bvfree()) if index_param()
>returns LDAP_SUCCESS, even if the calling functions itself doesn't return
>successfully after the call of index_param().