DoS attack in the wild
luben at unixsol.org
Sat Jun 20 16:33:40 MSD 2009
Jérôme Loyet wrote:
> this attack works great on apache but I was unable, yet, to make it
> works on nginx (0.8.3).
On nginx it exhuases the available sockets. My setup is nginx-0.7.58
with cofig: :
and without the fixes I could DoS the server with:
./slowloris.pl -dns photomoment.bg -timeout 30 -num 10000 -tcpto 5
exhausts available sockets and the server stops replying to new requests.
Sorry for the late reply.
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