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Re: Microsoft Windows vulnerability in TCP/IP Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2588516)
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2011 17:58:41 -0500

On Sat, 12 Nov 2011 09:36:21 +1100, xD 0x41 said:
well look at that :P
not same author but , nice coding predelka! good one, i will add you
to crazycoders.com coderslist... i guess there is a few codes you have
now done wich might be useful... cheers.

Did you actually do a code review?  There's some... issues. ;)

First, the comment block says it needs 2^32 packets sent.

Then we do:

        for(lthreads=0;lthreads<250;lthreads++){//UDP flood
                iret = pthread_create(&thread,NULL,sendpackets,argv[1]);

(250, not 256? Gaak ;)

And then sendpackets() does this:

        for(i=0;i<4294967295;i++){

So this is working 250 times as hard as it has to.  No wonder it takes 52 days. ;)

Also, the variable 'active' is at least theoretically racy - it's *possible*,
but unlikely, that the main program will kick off the 250 threads, and fall
through to the 'while(active)' loop before any of the threads have hit the
active++ in their code.

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