But even granting that both affected OS flavors have serious DoS issues, a service that used a mix of OS flavors in its servers would be more resistant (not impervious) to attacks based on these TCP problems than a service using only one flavor. So do you really count this as a failure of N-version programming? (Honest question! This is not my area of expertise.)
That, reviewing/auditing kernel code or they got hit with it.
Someone tell me it’s all going to be okay and this digital world isn’t going to just crumble someday. Please. Anyone.
Things aren't really getting much better either, so yeah, could totally crumble.`
Whenever I went to a “professional” conference in my field from then-on, I just felt disappointed in how little I got to learn.