Re: slapper countermeasures
KevinL <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, 2002-09-18 at 06:05, Michael Renzmann wrote:
> > "killall .bugtraq" would be suitable as well, and it would "destroy"
> > every other instance of the program that is running currently. Even if
> > detecting the current PPID does not work for whatever reason.
> Solaris is vulnerable to this bug? Solaris "killall" kills _everything_
> - not just the named process.
Not everything - just any process with an open filedescriptor.
> (Who knows this from bitter experience...)
Me, too. Brought down one of our production servers hard...
Learned that lesson! ;-)
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