Subject: Re: telnetd core
To: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
From: Wojciech Puchar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/30/2002 23:19:26
> >You're fine.
> He's not fine -- a daemon is dumping core. That shouldn't happen --
> ever. Sure, maybe it's bad RAM, as someone suggested. Alternatively,
it's always possible. anyway this machine runs stable for 3 months, were
stress tested with things make -j 100 on kernel sources while heavy
ftp'ing through network, coolers works ok, room isn't hot.
> there's another bug -- and possibly a security bug -- lurking in
> telnetd. Frankly, that strikes me as more likely.
> Yes, he's got the latest fixes in. But that doesn't mean that no more
> fixes are needed.
full tcpdump is started for this port.
all i need is to wait for attacker or (or RAM/CPU error).