[Users] No memory left errors and Private Memory Size

Mike Williams mike at mikebwilliams.com
Wed Jan 3 17:19:14 CET 2007


Shouldn't this be considered a security issue? For instance, all I would have 
to do is carefully craft a sip message, and then the sip server would fail to 
start up again when restarted. This is even more severe if it is causing the 
server to run out of memory.


On Tuesday 02 January 2007 02:29, Andreas Sikkema wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 January 2007 12:12, Max Gregorian wrote:
> > I am seeing quite a few of these memory errors in the openser log
> > file: *build_contact():
> > No memory left*. These seem to be occurring when the UA tries to register
> > with Openser. In the last instance I saw, this lasted almost half an hour
> > before clearing up.
> >
> > So I guess what I am trying to find out really is:
> >
> > 1. Is this related to the Private memory size issue I remember reading
> > about a while ago? I am using Openser 1.0.1 and so far have not messed
> > with the default memory size settings from the sources I downloaded.
> A colleague of mine thought the same when we encountered some problems with
> our OpenSER machines when we wanted to restart OpenSER. What it turned out
> to be was some buggy UA registering broken Contacts that "work", but when
> trying to restart OpenSER can't load them from the database. Deleting all
> records from the location table and then trying to start will work.

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