Re: "Exception at ..." with 2.1.9 and 2.1.10 kernels

Thomas Koenig (
21 Nov 1996 16:44:28 +0100

In, (Robert Krawitz) wrote:

>Unfortunately, since each exception results in printing to the
>console, it's potentially a way for an attacker to hose the machine
>and/or fill up /var (in a fairly mild denial of service attack).

It is probably a good idea to be able to turn them off. I can't
see anybody running crashme on 2.1.11 for a long time otherwise...
I broke it off (by telnetting in) precisely because of that.