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Re: Local DoS in kernel 2.6.26



In <8857b3150910270527p4d18d958mc2034eed29dc3c23@mail.gmail.com>, surreal 
wrote:
>I saw that RAM wasent running out, but the CPU usage was 100%. I didnt wait
>for computer to hang, but I think this code is dangerous and can be used for
>malicious intentions.

If that's the only thing that happens, there are a lot easier ways to be 
malicious.

(:(){:&:;};:) at a shell prompt should peg all your CPUs and run you out of 
process ids.
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