[PATCH] ldb: check result of talloc_get_type in ldb_search_default_callback

Stefan (metze) Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Wed May 13 06:00:49 MDT 2015

Hi Pavel,

> while trying to find out memory leak using talloc_set_name() (which
> turned out not be a good idea at all) I got segfault from
> ldb_search_default_callback() caused by dereferencing NULL pointer (res).
> I understand that returned value of talloc_get_type() is not checked for
> NULL often and now I'm also aware of problems connected to using
> talloc_set_name(). However, in my opinion segfault should not happen in
> any case.

What values of req->context did you see?

I'd assume talloc_get_type_abort() would the correct thing todo
as it seems to be a programmer error to fill req->context with something

BTW: what memory leak are you searching?


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