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SubjectRe: reiserfs one user DoS?
Max A. Krasilnikov wrote:

>Hi!
>I have found such strange thing:
>
>pseudo@avalon at 14:04:00 ~> dd if=/dev/zero of=file bs=1 count=0 seek=1000000000000
>
>After that my Intel Celeron 800 MHz/384M RAM 60G/Seagate U6 under
>Linux-2.4.22-grsec on reiserfs was utilized 100% for more than 2 hours.
>dd process can't be killed.
>
>Is this my flow or real bug?
>
>
>
it is fixed in reiser4. linux has a lot of DOS vulerabilities to logged
in users, mostly due to the ability to consume all of some resource or
another. forgive me for not discussing them publicly.;-)

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Hans


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