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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: More Dos -- Large GETs
Date Wed, 31 Oct 2001 18:49:01 GMT
On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 05:55:42PM -0800, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > Nope.  I just allocated 1MB of 'x's and sent that buffer a couple hundred
> > times.  It was the httpd process which was growing, not my test program.
> > This was with Apache 2.0 HEAD, BTW, and 100% reproducable for me.
> I am unable to reproduce this with valid HTTP request syntax and
> arbitrarily large bodies (at least against /index.html.en). The server
> grows up to an apparent limit.
> However, if I omit the extra CRLF at the end of the headers (effectivly
> fusing this humongous body with the headers) I _DO_ see a massive
> memory leak.

I just committed a fix for the leak that I was seeing. Are you still seeing
the other leak with this change?


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