[Snort-devel] File descriptor leak
cmg at ...402...
Thu Apr 18 10:36:12 EDT 2002
Borja Marcos <borjam at ...843...> writes:
> I am running snort 1.8.6 on FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASEp2.
> I have noticed a file descriptor leak in Snort. Each time it receives a
> SIGHUP to reload the configuration, it opens a new bpf device, leaving the
> bpf it was using still open. After some reloads, it will run out of bpf
Does this patch work for you? I think it's that we are initializing 2x
and only closing 1.
RCS file: /cvsroot/snort/snort/Attic/snort.c,v
retrieving revision 188.8.131.52
diff -u -r184.108.40.206 snort.c
--- snort.c 9 Apr 2002 18:06:24 -0000 220.127.116.11
+++ snort.c 18 Apr 2002 17:33:30 -0000
@@ -240,11 +240,12 @@
DebugMessage(DEBUG_INIT, "Entering daemon mode\n");
/* kludge for Linux */
#endif /* HPUX */
Chris Green <cmg at ...402...>
A good pun is its own reword.
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