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Re: [suse-security] Linux and forkbomb - with link
  • From: Philippe Vogel <filiaap@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2005 16:59:42 +0100
  • Message-id: <424040EE.3030701@xxxxxxxxxx>
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Bernhard Held schrieb:

>> Because we have unlimited ulimits by default.
>>
>> To fix that: Install the "ulimit" package. Adapt
>> /etc/sysconfig/ulimit to your needs.
>
> Installing ulimit.rpm broke capi4hylafax, which appends the line
>
> fr:35:respawn:/usr/bin/c2faxrecv -q "/var/spool/fax"
>
> in /etc/inittab. This runs fine without ulimit.rpm, but together
> with initscript c2faxrecv chokes on the double quotes. I couldn't
> find out who's responsible for removing the quotes, therefore I
> simply removed them in inittab.
>
> It seems to be a long standing bug, maybe someone at suse could
> have a look.
>
> Bernhard
>
>
Winthin /etc/limits or somewhere in /etc/sysconfig you can set no
limits for differents users/groups so you have to only set limits for
users with shell-accounts.

This will fix your problem. I don't know if you have to reboot or not
to take changes effect..

Reguards

Philippe

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