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SubjectRe: kernel bug -> security problem
On Mon, 21 Oct 1996, Jacek Radajewski 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" .. 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.

M Shariful Anam <>

Kaifnet Services -- Bangladesh

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