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Re: [Qemu-devel] For what is slirp ?

From: Kyle Hayes
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] For what is slirp ?
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2004 11:12:31 -0700
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On Friday 04 June 2004 08:35, Fabrice Bellard wrote:
> James Ascroft-Leigh wrote:
> > On Thu, 2004-06-03 at 13:47 +0200, Jens Arm wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >>Hmmmm, Knoppix 3.4 tries to find a IP over DHCP, but I do not get one
> >> from slirp.
> >
> > On Morphix I found that pump did not work but dhclient did.  Of these
> > two, I think Knoppix only has pump.
> QEMU now supports pump too. Note that although it was a bug in QEMU dhcp
> server, it is also a severe security problem in pump (buffer overflow if
> reply packet from DHCP server too long !).

That's nasty :-(  Of course, what would the script kiddy gain? "Yay, I 
0wn3d a VM instance.  I am s0 l33t!" :-)

I'll be trying Knoppix 3.4 soon.  That has a couple of kernels try try as 
well as some of the most involved (and hacked) hardware detection.


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