Possible memory leak identified in confd: Check Point Configuration Alert Guide

This is a real life sample alert from the indeni alert guide to Check Point Firewalls

Description:

The memory used by confd is increasing at a high rate without stopping. This device is running Check Point R75, which has a known memory leak in confd. It is possible the device is experiencing the issue described in SK91081.

indeni will re-check this alert every 1 minute. If indeni determines the issue has been resolved, it will automatically be flagged as such.

Manual Remediation Steps:

Follow SK91081.

How does this alert work?

indeni monitors the health of all processes in the operating system. As memory usage grows in a process, indeni attempts to determine if there is a memory leak. If there is, indeni will attempt to determine the cause (usually, comparing to known issues).