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SubjectRe: Patch related with Fork Bombing Atack
On Thu, May 31 2007, Anand Jahagirdar wrote:
> 2) Printk message in my patch will definitely help Administrator/Root
> User to detect which particular user is trying fork bombing attack on
> his machine by looking at /var/log/messages or dmesg . he can take
> action against that particular user and kill his processes.

You just opened a DoS possibility for any user, they can now flood the
syslog instead.

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Jens Axboe

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