defend from -> :() { :&:; } ;:

Martin Tournoij carpetsmoker at
Mon Oct 22 09:53:24 PDT 2007

On Sun 21 Oct 2007 12:10, Danielisz Laszlo wrote:
> Please do not try to execute this: :() { :&:; } ;: on your BSD machine.
> I ask all who already tried it how to defend from this?

Wow,, my machine just crashed :-/
Does in this work on other OS's as well (ie. GNU/Linux)? Or just
(Free?)BSD? I really don't feel like crashing another machine right

Only works in sh, not in csh.

Anyway, this seems to be security/stability issue, maybe a PR is in

Martin Tournoij

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