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robsonde
29-05-2003, 09:03 AM
I just read about this today:

Several versions of Linux from multiple vendors are reportedly vulnerable to a flaw in the Linux 2.4 kernel. According to the initial report from Secunia, the threat is related to a problem in the way the Linux kernel caches routing information, which can cause hash collisions and crash the system


full story at:
http://techupdate.zdnet.com/techupdate/stories/main/0,14179,2913814,00.html

robsonde
29-05-2003, 09:04 AM
that link dont work and I dont have to time to find out why, sorry.

just cut and paste it and its ok :-)

Kame
29-05-2003, 11:01 AM
shows a space in the ending "ht ml" weird pressf1 bugs.

Graham L
29-05-2003, 05:16 PM
So?

Doubtless there will be a fix coming very quickly. Noone claims that there are no bugs in Linux, even in the kernel. But once they are found and fixed, they stay fixed, through following releases.

I would guess that this bug doesn't affect many people. If it did, it wouldn't be there. :D

robsonde
29-05-2003, 08:40 PM
well said Graham.

and yes there is a fix out allready.