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SubjectRe: kernel bug -> security problem
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Rob Glover wrote:
>
> On Fri, 25 Oct 1996, Philippe Strauss wrote:
> >
> > Shinanyaku wrote:
> > >
> > > My configuration is almost identical to this one (and I suffered from
> > > the bug) except for IP_FORWARD which I have enabled. Is there /ANY/
> > > chance that might have something to do with it? (I'm pulling at
> > > straws, here, I know).
> > >
> > > What about everyone else? If you are affected by this bug, do you have
> > > IP_FORWARD enabled?
> > >
> >
> > Yeap, i also have ip_forward enabled, and was crashable before patching.
> > But don't forget that the ping bug in win95 seem to have disappeared
> > in recent service pack. It seems that only plain old stock Wimps95
> > have the overlong icmp packet bug.
> >
> > --
> > Philippe Strauss, CH-1092 Belmont
> >
> > Email: <philippe.strauss@urbanet.ch>
> > Homepage: http://sicel-home-1-4.urbanet.ch
> >
> >
> Don't be so sure... I got the "Request timed out" when I tried pinging a
> linux machine with a 65510 byte packet, but, when i triedto ping the
> machine again with just "ping machine.ip.address", it was, SURE ENOUGH,
> down.....
>
> I tried this numerous times, and they ll went down.. Yes, I am using the
> "latest" win95, with the service pack installed and everything....
> just my 2 cents
>
> -Rob

Ohoooh, very interesting, i'll try this one tomorrow.

PS: I also think that linux-alpha is no 64 bits :^)

--
Philippe Strauss, CH-1092 Belmont

Email: <philippe.strauss@urbanet.ch>
Homepage: http://sicel-home-1-4.urbanet.ch

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