Re: Strange problem with mail...
Am Donnerstag, 26. August 2004 22:18 schrieb Thomas Sjögren:
> On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 09:44:51PM +0200, Jan Luehr wrote:
> > Greetings,....
> > Am Donnerstag, 26. August 2004 19:32 schrieb UnKnown:
> > > Hi ppl, first I wont to state that this is my first mail to this list,
> > > if by any chance this is not the right list to do so plz point me to
> > > the correct one.
> > > Last sunday the mail server start kicking process, actually it did such
> > > a mess, that it trow all daemons down. When I check the console this
> > > message was the only thing left:
> > > __alloc_pages: '-order allocation failed (gfp=0x....)
> > Ok. This looks like an exploit.
> > Wich Kernel do you use?
> > 2.4.26 is certainly not Woody-standard.
> > Are you able to find any binary causing these kind of messages?
> Sure it isnt the memory or filesystem?
> Some info:
You may be right. I thought ReiserFS-Bugs in that way are relicts from the
dark age of 2.4...
However - failed memory allocation can also be a sympton of an exploit trying
to access memory he shouldn't do ,)