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Yeah, this reminds me of a similar article from the same source (IIRC) about "issues" with disabling the oom-killer and replacing it with your own. Interesting, probably something that needs to be addressed, but not necessarily a game changer as the article would have you believe.

What really caught my eye is that this affected a newer init system, specifically because it was more dynamic (using inotify), which has been a goal of many init replacements. I'm curious if this affects other init systems, specifically old init or systemd. Or if you could find similar attacks against other init systems.




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