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Fake Unix and Linux Advisory - The /dev/null VulnerabilityNov 17, 2008, 04:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)
[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]
"The contemporary method of /dev/null drivers is described as the "high suction algorithm" in comparison with the replacement that vendors have made available for their systems. If a malicious user uses a program with low-resistance logic to connect /dev/null back into itself, the device goes critical and can be used for destructive purposes.
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