[Full-Disclosure] Coding securely, was Linux (in)security
greg-fulldisclosure-2003 at nest.cx
Wed Oct 29 03:45:33 GMT 2003
>>>>> "Valdis" == Valdis Kletnieks <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> writes:
Valdis> All programming languages that are Turing-complete
Valdis> (basically, anything that has a conditional loop) are prone
Valdis> to the Turing Halting Problem.
Valdis> In other words, you can't prevent DoS-via-infinite-loop
Valdis> based on input.
You still can manage the problem by imposing CPU limits. This is what
multiuser systems have been doing for decades with varying degrees of
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