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Re: [suse-security] Martian source
  • From: Eduardo Carriles <eduardo.carriles@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jul 2000 02:08:14 +0200
  • Message-id: <3977946E.3401849B@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Corvin,

For "martian source" partial reference jump to the following, it is illuminant!! =:`)

"[SLE] martian source in dev eth0" from Carlos Illana (cillana@xxxxxxxxxxx)
http://lists.suse.com/archives/suse-linux-e/2000-Jul/0221.html

and related Eilert Brinkmann's (eilert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) reply:
http://lists.suse.com/archives/suse-linux-e/2000-Jul/0282.html

HTH

Best regards,
Eduardo Carriles

[-- Better a smile than a flame --]
(Long time SuSE-Linux [prefered distro] user).
[-- Se me nota mucho? -- Notices me much?]
[-- Have a lot of fun...]

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Corvin Russell wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I know this suject was brought up first in Jan, then in July again.
> However, there is nothing in the way of documentation (I think I found
> about three lapidary lines) to really let one know, as another
> questioner wanted to, whether this is at all a security issue. Put
> another way, what is the utility of this obscure kernel function? How
> are we to use the information so gained?
>
> Twice now I have had kernel messages like the following:
>
> Jul 20 12:20:42 raven kernel: martian source 09da30d0 for ca3fd1d8, dev ppp1
> Jul 20 12:20:42 raven kernel: ll header: 45 00 00 28
> Jul 20 12:22:42 raven kernel: martian source 09da30d0 for ca3fd1d8, dev ppp1
> Jul 20 12:22:42 raven kernel: ll header: 45 00 00 28
> Jul 20 12:24:42 raven kernel: martian source 09da30d0 for ca3fd1d8, dev ppp1
> Jul 20 12:24:42 raven kernel: ll header: 45 00 00 28
> [snip...]
>
> This is probaly a trivial issue,

Not so trivial, thought!! =:`)

> so sorry for time-wasting. However
> as it has come up more than once, perhaps someone knowledgeable could
> provide a little information, for the record, as to how we might evaluate such
> messages. If there are no such criteria, then I guess I will just
> disable this logging "feature".

Better follow the previous links first. =8`)

> Thanks,

Don't need to...

> Corvin
>
> [snip...]
> --
> Corvin Russell <corvinr@xxxxxxxxxxxx>


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