Mandriva: Updated e2fsprogs packages fix memory leak
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake The libblkid library contained in the libext2fs2 package contains a serious memory leak which can cause machines being used as NFS servers to rapidly consume system memory. This update fixes the memory leak.
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 Mandriva Linux Advisory                                   MDKA-2007:068
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
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 Package : e2fsprogs
 Date    : June 25, 2007
 Affected: 2007.1
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 Problem Description:
 
 The libblkid library contained in the libext2fs2 package contains a
 serious memory leak which can cause machines being used as NFS servers
 to rapidly consume system memory. This update fixes the memory leak.
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 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2007.1:
 30b093dcb4a7d2b5614fda1108271f91  2007.1/i586/e2fsprogs-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 9b332fa339b03bdbebb1ed0365b323f5  2007.1/i586/libext2fs2-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm
 edb63ea112b8bf4152c125c082e619cf  2007.1/i586/libext2fs2-devel-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.i586.rpm 
 ac11881a83e6d0ed8d2ca7389519a070  2007.1/SRPMS/e2fsprogs-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2007.1/X86_64:
 72e14009a7c0e691176effe298743590  2007.1/x86_64/e2fsprogs-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 0802ad2f5b75ff84f0c5d9e124c286d5  2007.1/x86_64/lib64ext2fs2-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm
 bae7e25f49b43471c03fe4eddc00ff88  2007.1/x86_64/lib64ext2fs2-devel-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.x86_64.rpm 
 ac11881a83e6d0ed8d2ca7389519a070  2007.1/SRPMS/e2fsprogs-1.39-5.1mdv2007.1.src.rpm
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 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team