Bogus signal handler causes kernel panic (5.2.1-p8/i386)

Doug White dwhite at
Wed Jun 16 20:36:14 GMT 2004

On Wed, 16 Jun 2004, Simon Barner wrote:

> I tried the local denial of service attack described in [1], that was
> reported for Linux 2.4 and 2.6 some days ago (see [2] for the original
> thread in linux.kernel)  on my FreeBSD 5.2.1-p8 system.
> The result is a kernel panic (back trace attached).

You attached the backtrace of your program, which (correctly) cored on
SIGFPE. I see no kernel panic or kernel backtrace.

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