> From: James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@SteelEye.com>
> Date: 15 Jun 2003 10:17:10 -0500
> It's not necessary and would, indeed, be detrimental to operation since
> we'd generate alignment traps on almost every encapsulated protocol (at
> several hundred instructions per trap). If we do this, our network
> performance will tank.
> It doesn't happen for all the normal cases, but it does for
> things like IP in appletalk and stuff like that.
It can be remotely triggered in ordinary TCP. Just add an odd number of nops
before a TCP timestamp to misalign it.
In short any linux parisc64 box on the net is very likely remotely
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