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Sad SACK: Linux PCs, servers, gadgets may be crashed by 'Ping of Death' network packets

Monday June 17, 2019. 09:59 PM , from TheRegister
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It is possible to crash vulnerable network-facing Linux servers, PCs, and gadgets, or slow down their network connections, by sending them a series of maliciously crafted packets. It is also possible to hamper vulnerable FreeBSD machines with the same attack.…
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