Originally Published: Wednesday, 15 September 1999 Author: Quentin Cregan
Published to: news_enhance_security/Security News Page: 1/1 - [Printable]

KKI releases code to DoS a machine via shared memory segments.

KKI Security Team have posted to BugTraq citing a vulnerability in Linux's default implementation of shared memory segments allows a machine to be locally DoSed, despite limits being set. See their site for more details.