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bug #19479: Using a buggy trivfs translator to kill you shell

Submitted by:  Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
Submitted on:  Sun Apr 1 13:15:00 2007  
Category: HurdSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: None
Status: InvalidPrivacy: Public
Assigned to: NoneOriginator Name: 
Open/Closed: ClosedReproducibility: Every Time
Size (loc): NonePlanned Release: None
Effort: 0.00
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Wed Aug 28 11:04:34 2013, comment #1:

This is easily explained, the shell isn't handling or ignoring SIGLOST:

(My zsh is funny, why is something printed to the terminal instead?)

Justus Winter <teythoon>
Project Member
Sun Apr 1 13:15:00 2007, original submission:

This translator has the powers to kill itself, plus your shell (!) and maybe the screen session as well and maybe your sshd instance as well.

Everything is described in the attached `memfile.c'.

Thomas Schwinge <tschwinge>
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file #12364:  memfile.c added by tschwinge (3kB - text/x-csrc)


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