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Re: [suse-security] Classical DOS attack on Linux
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 14:36:09 +0100 (MET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.43.0112201435400.19815-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I tested that again with vanilla 2.4.16 patched against suse-2.4.16-7.bz2
> from Hubert Mantel (i did not want to download the ~13 MB rpm file - i
> only have a slow ISDN dialup connection ;-( ).
> The result is the same as with 2.4.15aa1. top and man both segfault.
>
> I searched a little bit in the source codes and found out that both
> programs seem to have bugs that causes them to operate with zero pointers.

Thanks for what you found out and sent me in the private mail. We'll
handle it.

>
> Best regards,
> --Andreas
>

Thanks,
Roman.
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