[icecast-dev] Possibly memory leak & DoS

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Jan 20 06:08:19 PST 2003

On Monday 20 January 2003 07:25, Ricardo Galli wrote:
> I am not sure, spent all the day looking the code and couldn't find the
> problem, but the problem exists:
> For each connection _without_ a source (a 404 error), about 100 bytes are
> leaked. It's easy to test:
> for i in `seq 10000 `; do echo -n -e $i'\r'; \
> wget -q http://HOST:8000/any_uri -O /dev/null; done; echo
> After running it, you'll probably see (with "ps axl") that the program
> consumes about 1 MB more. The results are repeatable, just run it again.

I'll look into it when I have some time. I cleared out all the memory leaks I 
could find a few weeks ago, but I may have missed some.


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