Linux kernel, and possibly other operating systems, allows remote
attackers to read portions of memory via a series of fragmented ICMP
packets that generate an ICMP TTL Exceeded response, which includes
portions of the memory in the response packet.
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BUGTRAQ:20020120 remote memory reading through tcp/icmp
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