bugGNU Crypto - Bugs: bug #17637, Leak of opened password files in...


bug #17637: Leak of opened password files in GNU crypto 2.0.1

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Submitted on:  Thu 07 Sep 2006 01:00:26 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Open/Closed:  Open

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Thu 07 Sep 2006 01:00:26 PM UTC, original submission:

I've used GNU crypto in a project to monitore application via JMX (with SASL Plain authentication)

I've found a problem in gnu.crypto.sasl.plain.PasswordFile class.
The readPasswd method doesn't close the buffered reader after getting passwords.
So after a lot of times, I have "too many open files" exception ...

To fix it :

BufferedReader din = null;
try {
din = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(in));
} finally {
// BF 56160 : close the BufferedReader
if (din != null) {

Best regards,

Julien Molina



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