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Re: Hostile webserver attack!!!!

From: John D. Pritchard <jdp@cs.columbia.edu>
Date: Sat, 28 Dec 1996 14:45:24 -0500
Message-Id: <199612281945.OAA27562@play.cs.columbia.edu>
To: Erez Levin <erezl@dingo.co.il>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

> 
> It seems that two Hackers magazines have published the source code and
> now any webserver in the world is opened to such and attack."
> 
> (Summarised from "Globes"  http://www.globes.co.il Israel financial
> magazine, Hi-Tech section, tuesday edition).
> 
> Is any of you guys familiar with this "SYN-flood" bombimg method?  does
> anyone know how you can located this suspects and place them under a
> "black list" of forbidden sites?

goto cert

the attack fills up the response queue.  if your response queue is larger
than the flood, eg, Solaris, then there's no real vulnerability


 
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