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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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