question about nginx, slowloris and fastcgi

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Thu Jul 2 02:59:57 MSD 2009


On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 10:22:30PM +0200, Michiel van Es wrote:


> >> Or how canI stop the slowloris it php fastcgi which is
> >> vulnerable to the slowloris DoS?
> > 
> > When nginx with fastcgi_pass used in front of fastcgi - slowloris 
> > attack won't reach fastcgi.
> What is the fastcgi_pass? Is it included in the nginx installation?
> I am using a rather old nginx install from the Epel repositories for CentOS.

Uhm, fastcgi_pass is nginx configuration directive to pass request 
processing to fastcgi backends.

Maxim Dounin

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