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SubjectRe: kernel bug -> security problem
In article <>,
Gary Schrock <> wrote:
>At 09:12 AM 10/25/96 +0800, you wrote:
>>only the newer kernels (2.0.x) are affected by the bug.
>And, apparently, not everyone is affected. I just went from 2.0.22 to
>2.0.23 and still do not seem to have that bug:
>K:\EXPTS\cider3>ping -l 65510
>Pinging with 65510 bytes of data:
>Request timed out.
>Request timed out.

Actually you should not be able to construct such a packet with the ping
program at all. The reason that you can do this under Windows '95 is that
it was (hold tight) a bug in the W95 ping utility. "Was" yes because even
more unbelievable they've fixed it in later versions of '95..

You'll have to downgrade your windows '95 (if such a thing is possible) ;)

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