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Bug #26267 gmp_random() leaks memory and does not produce random numbers
Submitted: 2003-11-15 16:06 UTC Modified: 2003-11-18 23:42 UTC
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (100.0%)
From: cunha17 at uol dot com dot br Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Math related
PHP Version: 4CVS, 5CVS OS: RedHat Linux 9.0
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-11-15 16:06 UTC] cunha17 at uol dot com dot br
The piece of code below leaks memory.

Reproduce code:
<? $p = gmp_random(1); ?>

Expected result:

Actual result:
/usr/src/zend2/php-src/ext/gmp/gmp.c(119) :  Freeing 0x405018B8 (8 bytes), script=-
Last leak repeated 1 time
/usr/src/zend2/php-src/ext/gmp/gmp.c(127) :  Freeing 0x40501878 (8 bytes), script=-
=== Total 3 memory leaks detected ===


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 [2003-11-18 23:42 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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gmp_random() didn't really produce random numbers either.
That is also fixed now.

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