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Re: [suse-security] Linux and forkbomb - with link
  • From: Scott Leighton <helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 18 Mar 2005 20:11:42 -0800
  • Message-id: <200503182011.43188.helphand@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 18 March 2005 11:03 am, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> Jim,
>
> On Friday 18 March 2005 10:47, Jim Flanagan wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > Are any of the currently supported Suse versions suseptable to this
> > forkbomb attack? I'm not very sure what it is, but I'm sure many of
> > you are. I'm running suse 8.2 pro and 9.1 pro.
> >
> > http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/308?ref=rssdebia
>
> From my SuSE 9.1 Pro:
>

9.2 pro seems to have different values....

# ulimit -a
core file size (blocks, -c) 0
data seg size (kbytes, -d) unlimited
file size (blocks, -f) unlimited
max locked memory (kbytes, -l) 32
max memory size (kbytes, -m) unlimited
open files (-n) 1024
pipe size (512 bytes, -p) 8
stack size (kbytes, -s) unlimited
cpu time (seconds, -t) unlimited
max user processes (-u) 3583
virtual memory (kbytes, -v) unlimited


Scott

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