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The x86_64 DOS hole

The x86_64 DOS hole

Posted Feb 4, 2010 22:32 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
Parent article: The x86_64 DOS hole

Is there a temporary workaround? Disable 32-bit mode? Disable core-dumps?


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A Linux/x86_64 DoS vulnerability

Posted Feb 11, 2010 13:36 UTC (Thu) by gvy (guest, #11981) [Link]

Yup, and some distros have done that by default long ago:
http://git.altlinux.org/people/ldv/packages/?p=startup.gi...
(I've been using kernel.core_pattern = /dev/null for a bit longer and it happened to be useful more than once)


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