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Bug 1693470 - libauparse memory leak
Summary: libauparse memory leak
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
Classification: Red Hat
Component: audit
Version: ---
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
: 8.0
Assignee: Steve Grubb
QA Contact: Ondrej Moriš
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-03-27 22:48 UTC by Steve Grubb
Modified: 2019-04-03 10:32 UTC (History)
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Description Steve Grubb 2019-03-27 22:48:54 UTC
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It was reported upstream that libauparse was leaking memory.

The leak is pretty big. Normally libauparse is used for analytic tools that need to parse audit events. Of these, all are known to be quick run to completion and exit with one exception. The sedispatch program does some basic analysis of the audit trail and can quickly grow depending on how many avcs it gets.

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