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Re: Is this a hacking attempt?

On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 07:42:03PM +0100, Marko Randjelovic wrote:
> > My understanding from the grsec logs you pasted is that gnash tried to 
> > allocate more memory than your RLIMIT-MEMLOCK limit (65536), and this is 
> > the reason why gnash crashed.
> > I wouldn't hint this is sufficient to conclude in hacking. Flash is 
> > known well enough for eating a lot of memory at times.
> > I would suggest either to try playing "similar" flash from trusted 
> > sources (good luck finding them though, maybe @adobe.com - One might 
> > also believe youtube.com is a trusted source ) and see if the plugin 
> > crashes on them too ; or maybe to raise limit progressively to see where 
> > it is accepted.
> I tried to raise limit some time ago, but I was unsuccessful. Do you
> know how to do it?

I believe that "man 5 limits.conf" helps.

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