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Re: Local Denial-of-Service attack against Linux
From: dapozza () HOME NL (dapozza)
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2000 12:04:27 +0100


On Thu, 23 Mar 2000 17:55:09 -0500, you wrote:

This amusing little program will hang Linux 2.2.12 (default Red Hat 6.1),
2.2.14 (latest stable kernel) and 2.3.99-pre2 (latest development kernel)
on my 6x86 scratch machine and our various Pentium development machines.
Note that this does not require any special privileges.

Tried it on my Redhat 6.1 box with the 2.2.14 kernel as non root and
it worked. I can ping the box but telnet hung.

Marco van Raaij
Sysadmin Van Wijhe Verf BV Zwolle


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