[xmlsec] [Patch] Key / Certificate loading from memory

Joachim Bauch bauch at struktur.de
Thu Aug 7 03:37:34 PDT 2003

Hi Aleksey,

On Thu, 07 Aug 2003 02:15:38 -0700, Aleksey Sanin <aleksey at aleksey.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the patch! It looks ok to me and I would've applied it immidiately
> but there is one small thing I would like to improve. Both functions for reading
> keys from file and from memory looks like this:
> 1) create BIO (file or memory)
> 2) do a bunch of stuff
> I think that the right approach would be to create xmlSecOpenSSLAppKeyLoadBio ()
> function that does 2) and have trivial functions xmlSecOpenSSLAppKeyLoad() and
> xmlSecOpenSSLAppKeyLoadMemory(). There is one minor issue with pkcs12 files
> that do not use BIO now but I think it could be done the same way too. I think that
> this would make code a little bit more simple :) Let me know of you would like to do
> this change. Otherwise I probably can do it tomorrow night.
Yes, I already saw this and am currently working on it, so I can send the
patch to you when I'm done.

> And I am not sure I see the memory leak fix you mentioned. Which function is it in?
The memory leak is in "xmlSecOpenSSLAppKeyCertLoad" of src/openssl/app.c
When the call to "xmlSecOpenSSLKeyDataX509AdoptCert" failes, an error gets
returned, but the "cert" variable doesn't get freed.


Joachim Bauch

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