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gem: ethon
date: 2021-05-28
url: https://github.com/typhoeus/ethon/issues/194
title: Stale socket leak in Ethon
description: Some cleanup code in Ethon is not called when the object is garbage collected,
  leaking stale sockets in CLOSE_WAIT state indefinitely. The impact is a memory leak
  + file description starvation.
unaffected_versions:
- "<= 0.12.0"