Subject: Re: Foward: FreeBSD Security Advisory: FreeBSD-SA-00:19.semconfig
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>
Date: 05/27/2000 09:40:17
In message <20000526164828.F352@dr-evil.z.zembu.com>
on Fri, 26 May 2000 16:48:28 -0700,
Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > This advisory says that the problem also exists in NetBSD.
> The advisory is wrong[*].
Wow, What a good news!
> If you examine the code in NetBSD (which FreeBSD should have done before
> claiming that NetBSD was vulnerable as claimed in the alert), you will
> note that if the exiting process is not using semaphores (i.e. has no
> `sem_undo' structure allocated for it), then the exiting process will
> not block, but rather semexit() will simply return.
I didn't check code but forwarded the message FYI. Thanks much for
Takahiro Kambe <email@example.com>