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SubjectRe: kernel bug -> security problem
On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, M Shariful Anam wrote:

> > I've just received e-mail about a bug in the kernel which causes linux
> > to reboot when the following ping is issued from windowz 95 : "ping -l
> > 65510 linux.box.IP.address" .. I tried it and sure enough linux dies
> > quickly and without any warning ...
>
> Sorry for a late reply, but I just tested this on our LAN, from Win95 to
> linux 1.2.13 and it doesn't crash.
Maybe it happens on newer kernels ?

Ciao. Pierluigi (mithrandir@Lothlorien.org).
|-> e-mail: pderosa@mbox.vol.it / pierluigi.de.rosa@giuda.deis.unical.it <-|


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