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Re: do_brk-bug internals?

Thomas Wana, 2003-12-03 00:00:18 +0100 :

> Now that all machines out there are fixed and save of this
> particular exploit :-) 

Hah.  You bet.

> can anyone of you describe *exactly* what this exploit does? I've
> been looking at the code (mm/mm.c, around line 1045) for some time
> now and I can't quite figure it out.

  LWN has an article about it.

Roland Mas

The cherry blossom / Tumbles from the highest tree / One needs more petrol
  -- in Good Omens (Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman)

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