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Posted by:stick84
Subject:memory leak or maybe redundant code
Date:08:37:27 25/09/2009

We've received the following report from a reporter:
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I just had a look at factory package kismet-2009_06_R1-2.1

For source code file kismet-2009-06-R1/dumpfile_tuntap.cc around line
240, function Dumpfile_Tuntap::OpenTuntap, is the following code

ipc_dft_open *dfto = new ipc_dft_open;

but I fail to detect a matching call to delete. This looks like a memory
leak to me. I also notice that the only thing that happens
to local variable dfto is

dfto->tapdevice[0] = 0;

so it may be the case that dfto is a candidate for removal.


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