Subject: VM space...
To: BSD Kernel <email@example.com>
From: Greywolf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/21/2000 19:32:44
I discovered today from a security pundit that despite the separated VM,
processes' kernel segments are allocated all from the same pool, and thus
there is really no security across the kernel mem pool. I don't remember
the mechanics of it all, but he demonstrably crashed my system by pointing
a process of his to skrog something in inetd, of all things.
If I can extricate more detail from him, I'll keep y'all posted.
It strikes me so odd that something like this is still a bug.
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