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    SubjectRe: bug causes tcp/ip stack corruption
    In article <>,
    <> wrote:
    >On Fri, Dec 18, 1998 at 12:56:06PM +1300, Chris Wedgwood wrote:
    >> OK -- it's not sending a '+++' out the wire (which I've seen before
    >> with our customers here).
    >On all modem I know the ``+++'' string has to be preceeded and followed by
    >a second pause; the exact length is configurable.

    You don't know a lot of modems then .. the <pause>+++<pause> is copyrighted
    by Hayes, so a lot of cheap modems don't implement the pause.

    See the BugTraQ archives for "Old school DOS attack". A whole thread
    about this came up one or 2 months ago.

    Indifference will certainly be the downfall of mankind, but who cares?

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